Cities in Revolt: The Dutch-American Atlantic, ca. 1650-1815
November 13-14, 2009
A two-day conference involving presentations by sixteen scholars, Cities in Revolt provided a forum for new scholarship on the intersections between the Dutch and Anglo-American Atlantic worlds in the long eighteenth century. The keynote speech, The Dutch Cities, Radical Enlightenment and the ‘General Revolution,’ 1776-1790, was given by Jonathan Israel of the Institute for Advanced Study. Panels included Seventeenth-Century Histories, Eighteenth-Century Memories; American Political Events in Dutch Atlantic Perspective; War, Trade and Politics in the Dutch-American Atlantic; Dutch and American Republicanisms; and Travelers and Friends in the Age of Revolution. The conference proceedings were published in the January 2012 issue of the Early American Studies journal and can be accessed here.