Seminars, Talks, Presentations

The seminars, talks and presentations the members of the ERC AdG TRANSPACIFIC team have held so far.

ERC AdG Transpacific

Seminars, Talks and Presentations

Marina Torres Trimalléz, “Circulación de ideas y saberes para la defensa de la misión en China en el siglo XVII”, Circulacions, fronteres i agents de la primera globalització a les «quatre parts del món» (segles XVI-XVIII)
(21 September 2022).

Wim De Winter, “How ships determined history” (reeks ‘Beroemde Schepen en hoe ze de geschiedenis bepaalden), Amarant, (online lecture, 14 September 2022).

Angela Schottenhammer, “Smallpox on the Ryūkyū Islands: Maritime Transmission and Local Treatment Methods”, EARLY MODERN KYŪSHŪ: A REGIONAL CROSSROADS OF KNOWLEDGE, TRADE, AND PRODUCTION (online workshop, 9-10 September 2022).

Angela Schottenhammer, “Transfer of Cacao from Spanish America to and its Usage in Asia”, WHA conference, Bilbao, panel C1 – Transoceanic Flora and Fauna: Biological Imports and the Philippines as a Nexus (24 June 2022).

Wim De Winter, “Piracy in the Early-Modern Pacific: Buccaneers, Plunder, & Knowledge Gathering”, Ghent University Guest lecture in the ‘maritime history’ seminar, (05 May 2022).

Wim De Winter, “Oceanic early-modernity: Europeans defining modernity through overseas encounters “, Ghent University Guest lecture on ‘early modernity’ seminar, (22 April 2022).

Angela Schottenhammer, “Cacao: An Example for the Movement of Plants and Food Cultures across the Early Modern Pacific”, Food Culture in Trans-Pacific Exchange: Legacies, Meanings, and Impact, PACLAS (Philippine Academic Consortium for Latin American Studies), (19 April 2022).

Marina Torres Trimállez, “La cristiandad en China y los misioneros como agentes de la globalización” (Christianity in China and missionaries as agents of the first globalisation), Seminar as part of the ‘Máster universitario en Estudios Americanos’, Universidad de Sevilla (30 april 2022).

Elke Papelitzky, “Looking Abroad: Guangdong and the Geography of the Non-Chinese Maritime World”, AAS Annual Conference, Hawai’i (virtually, March 26 2022).

Angela Schottenhammer, “Cacao: An Example for the Movement of Plants and Food Cultures across the Early Modern Pacific”, Humanities Society, Wolfson College Cambridge (1 March 2022).

Elke Papelitzky, “Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century Chinese Rutters and the Routes to the Philippines.” Sailing the Early Modern Indian Ocean: Texts and Practices in Contact (25 January 2022).

Wim De Winter, The Ostend Company in Bengal, ‘Bengal Season’, Digital Museum (15 December 2021)

Elke Papelitzky, “Lines in the Ocean: Sea Routes on Ming and Qing Chinese Maps.” Ca’Foscari University Venice (virtually, 3 December 2021).

Elke Papelitzky, together with Mario Cams, “The ‘Self’ and the ‘Other’ in Ming-Era Texts on Geography”, The Other in Chinese History and Thought: Territory, Race, Culture, Philosophy, Religion (15 November 2021).

Elke Papelitzky, “Writing World History in Times of Change.” China in the 17th Century: Trauma, Transition and Global Transformations (20 October 2021).

Angela Schottenhammer, “Balsam & cacao: Westward movement of medicinal knowledge & food culture across the early modern Pacific”, PANTROPICA The past, present & future: ‘Pantropocene’: Pacific Perspectives, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (29 September 2021).

Wim De Winter,  “Silently Smuggled and Invisibly Dyed: the Transpacific smuggling of processed and unprocessed Asian textiles and Peruvian bullion in the Spanish Colonies and at sea, 1547-1800”, Commodities of Empire, (2 September 2021).

Elke Papelitzky, “Thinking about the World in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century China”, Keynote at the Online Workshop China and Global History (1 September 2021).

Juan Carlos Gonzalez Balderas, “La Creación del Asiento de la Farmacia Real en Manila. Una Mirada al Comercio de Medicinas a Través del Galeón de Manila (1717-1723)”, Circulaciones y Transnacionalismo | Congreso Estudios Asiáticos CEA UC (1-2 September 2021).

Wim De Winter, “Transpacific Routes to a Southern-Netherlandish Port: sailors and merchants’ self-organizing traditions in the development of Ostend’s 18th-century Asia trade”, International Postgraduate Ports and Maritime Studies Network (Centre for Port and Maritime History, Liverpool / online), (25 August 2021).

Part of a map of China

Elke Papelitzky, “Mapping tianxia and Mapping the World in Sixteenth to Early Nineteenth Century China”, Paper presented at the online conference Cosmopolitan Pasts of China and the Eurasian World (12 June 2021).

Elke Papelitzky, “Vanishing Islands. Sandbanks, Shallows, and Reefs in Ming and Early Qing Texts and Maps.” Paper presented at the online workshop China’s Offshore Islands: Geography, History, Navigation and Culture (Antiquity to Qing) (9 June 2021).

Elke Papelitzky, “Rote Linien im Ozean: Seerouten auf ostasiatischen Karten der frühen Neuzeit” (Red lines in the ocean. Sea routes on early modern East Asian maps). Talk given at the TRANSMARE Kolloquium, University of Trier (31 May 2021).

Scholar meets RUTTER

Angela Schottenhammer, Informal talk with the ERC AdG RUTTER team about transpacific connections and maritime history (12 March 2021).

Angela Schottenhammer, “Maritime Disasters and Risk Appraisals in the East Asian”, L’Asie maritime. Les périls de la mer, École française d’Extrême Orient (EFEO), EHESS, Paris (16.12.2020).

Juan Carlos Gonzáles Balderas (MA), “Más allá de la plata y la seda, el tráfico de medicinas entre Filipinas y América a través del Galeón de Manila“, Conferencia para alumnos de la licenciatura en Historia de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Monterrey, México).

Wim De Winter, Angela Schottenhammer, Mathieu Torck, “Reading Early Modern Books at Sea: the Use of Medical Works and Travelogues Crossing the Pacific & Indian Oceans”, Boekhistorisch Forum IV (13 November 2020).