An artisan ‘revolution’ in late medieval and early modern Europe?
October 4, 2013
Room 411, Fayerweather Hall
Professor Maarten Prak of Utrecht University, The Netherlands, will be delivering a seminar paper entitled “An artisan ‘revolution’ in late medieval and early modern Europe?” on Friday, October 4. Professor Prak will introduce his paper but the seminar will be principally devoted to discussion of his work and its relationship to existing historiography on guilds, craft knowledge, and the changing commercial economy of the period.
All graduate students and faculty are invited. A copy of the paper is attached, and all participants are asked to read the paper in advance to assure a fruitful discussion.
Questions should be directed either to Professor Martha Howell (mch4) or Professor Pamela Smith (ps2270).