Lectures, Papers, Panels

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Austria

«Gruppenzugehörigkeit zwischen Recht, Justiz und Diplomatie. Kaufmännische Migranten im Neapel des 18. Jahrhunderts» (lecture), research seminar, Universität Salzburg, 18 May 2011.


Cape Verde

«Italianos, alemães e o mundo atlântico na idade moderna. Fontes arquivísticas e pistas de pesquisa para uma história trans-imperial» (lecture), Arquivo Nacional de Cabo Verde, Praia, 14 July 2017.


Czechia

«The Making of Colonial Medical Knowledge during the French Wars: Military Physicians in Egypt and the Caribbean (1798–1803)» (paper), 7th international conference of the European Society for the History of Science, Univerzita Karlova, Prague, 22-24 September 2016.


France

«La science aux marges des champs de bataille. Les pérégrinations d’un médecin militaire napolitain entre le Nil et les Antilles (fin XVIIIe – début XIXe siècle)» (paper), international workshop Collectes et savoirs naturalistes de terrain. Des explorateurs aux collections de Muséums, Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, Paris, 13 November 2015.

«On est toujours l’étranger de quelqu’un. Apports et limites d’une lecture nationale» (round-table), international conference L’Étranger. Altérité, Altération, Métissage, Corte, Università di Corsica, 7-8 October 2015.

«Le crachoir chinois du roi: marchandises globales, cultures courtoises et vaudou dans le Bénin précolonial (XVIIe-XIXe siècle)» (paper), European Conference on African Studies, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 8-10 July 2015.

«Carrefours atlantiques. Rencontres euro-africaines et cultures matérielles auprès des cours royales du Bénin méridional (XVIIe-XIXe s.) (lecture), research seminar, Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, Paris, 6 March 2015.

«Napoleonic wars and medical knowledge. Military physician Antonio Savaresi in Egypt, the Caribbean and Italy» (paper, with Andrea Graf), international workshop Santé militaire, santé coloniale. Guerres, maladies et empires au long XIXe siècle, Service Historique de la Défense, Château de Vincennes, 6 February 2015.

«Grossfriedrichsburg, the first German Colony in Africa? European Overseas Trade, Global Entanglements and National Memory» (paper), international workshop The changing margins of Europe. Frontiers and demarcations of a continent from the 18th to the 20th century, Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, Paris, 5-6 December 2014.

«Grossfriedrichsburg, la première colonie allemande? Entrelacements euro-africains et usages politiques de l’histoire» (lecture), research seminar, Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po, Paris, 22 September 2014.

«Geographies across borders, Trading companies and construction of global spaces, 16th–18th c.» (panel chair and discussant), European Congress on World and Global History, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, 11-14 September 2014.

«Sujets et étrangers dans l’Europe d’Ancien Régime» (paper), international workshop La citoyenneté. Institution d'intégration ou de dissociation?, Institut d’Études Avancées, Paris, 28 May 2014.

«Le journal d’un barbier-chirurgien entre tour de compagnon et traite négrière. Un projet de recherche» (lecture), research seminar, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 6 January 2014.

«Les “nations” dans le commerce maritime. Pratiques marchandes et politiques mercantiles au XVIIIe siècle» (lecture), research seminar, EHESS, Paris, 6 November 2013.

«Entre éthique publique et moralité privée» (panel discussant), international conference Moralités marchandes dans l’Europe méditerranéenne au XVIIIe siècle. Institutions, appartenances, pratiques, Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme, Aix-en-Provence, 24-25 May 2013.

«Stranieri di antico regime. Mercanti, giudici e consoli nella Napoli del Settecento» (book discussion), Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, March 2013.

«Au-delà du binôme État/étranger. La condition des migrants dans l’ancien régime entre diplomatie et pratiques judiciaires. Le cas de Naples dans une perspective comparée» (paper), international conference Travail, migrations, souveraineté des États. Histoire sociale et relations internationales, Sciences Po, Paris, 26-27 May 2011.


Germany

«Gruppenzugehörigkeit, Rechtspluralismus, Vertragssicherheit. Überlegungen zum maritimen Handel im vormodernen Mittelmeer» (lecture), research seminar, Universität Bielefeld, 14 December 2017.

«"Das ist also der alte Rhein, von dem die Lieder singen...". Literarische Identitätskonstruktionen und touristische Reisepraktiken im Tagebuch des preussischen Offiziers Friedrich Wilhelm Oettinger (1824)» (paper), international conference Der Rhein als politische Landschaft, 1815-heute, Universität Düsseldorf, 29 September - 1 October 2016.

International workshop Imperial Circulation of State Knowledge. Europe and the Non-European World in the 18th and 19th Centuries (discussant), Universität Köln, 21 March 2014.

«Early Modern Italy’s Many Diasporas» (panel organizer and discussant, with Wolfgang Kaiser), international conference Union in Separation. Trading Diasporas in the Eastern Mediterranean (1200-1700), Universität Heidelberg, 17-19 February 2011.

«On the manipulatory use of juridical resources and institutional classifications. The case of foreign nations in eighteenth-century Naples» (paper), international conference Between Parallel Society and Integration. Diasporas and Transcultural Agency in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era, Universität Heidelberg, 7-9 May 2009.


Ghana

«Grossfriedrichsburg. A Site of African-European Interaction and of German Memory» (paper), international conference The Shadows of Empire. A Study of European Colonial Forts and Castles, University of Ghana, Accra, 1-2 August 2012.


Hungary

«Atlantic Italies: Economic, Cultural and Political Entanglements (15th-19th Centuries)» (panel organization, with Silvia Marzagalli), 5th European Congress on World and Global History, Corvinus University & Central European University, 31 August – 3 September 2017 Budapest.

«From the Mediterranean Sea to the Royal Court of Benin: Trade Networks and Cultural Meanings of Red Coral, 15th – 19th Centuries» (paper), 5th European Congress on World and Global History, Corvinus University & Central European University, 31 August – 3 September 2017 Budapest.


Italy

Consolati e stranieri nella Napoli borbonica (XVIII-XIX secolo), international conference, Stranieri. Controllo, accoglienza e integrazione negli Stati italiani (XVI-XIX secolo), Università di Napoli "Federico II", 30-31 October 2017.

La giusta preda. Diritto, istituzioni, commerci nel Mediterraneo di età napoleonica, (book launch of Rita Loredana Foti, Giudici e corsari nel Mediterraneo. Il Tribunale delle prede di Sicilia, 1808-1813, Palermo 2016), Archivio di Stato di Palermo, 30 May 2017.

«How do we globalize European history?» (round-table), Fourth Annual Europe & the World International Graduate Conference, European University Institute, Florence, 18-20 June 2015.

«Fatta la regola, trovato l'inganno. Pratiche economiche illegali nel commercio mediterraneo ed atlantico», research seminar, Università di Palermo, 9 April 2015.

«Tra discriminazione e privilegio. Essere straniero nello spazio euro-mediterraneo in età moderna» (lecture), research seminar, Università di Palermo, 8 April 2015.

«Politiques d’extranéité» and «Migrations et liens sociaux» (panel discussant), international conference Les étrangers au cœur des sociétés médiévales et modernes, European University Institute, Florence, 18-20 June 2014.

«Cittadinanze, identità e regole nel Mediterraneo preindustriale» (round-table), Università di Trieste, 14 April 2014.

«Politiques économiques et institutions marchandes» (panel chair and discussant), international conference Le commerce actif. Politiques économiques et pratiques marchandes, École Française de Rome, 24 February 2012.

«Come migrano le istituzioni. I giudici conservatori delle Nazioni straniere nella penisola iberica e nel Regno di Napoli (secoli XVII-XVIII)» (paper), international conference Istituzioni e trasporti marittimi nel Mediterraneo tra età antica e crescita moderna, Università di Napoli “Parthenope”, 14-15 December 2007.

«Guerra, rivoluzione, xenofobia. L’espulsione dei francesi dal Regno di Napoli (1793)» (paper), conference Il Mediterraneo delle città: identità e spazi (secoli XVI-XXI), Società Geografica Italiana, Roma, 21-22 September 2007.

«Essere stranieri nell'antico regime. Il caso di Napoli nel Settecento», research seminar, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane, Napoli, 27 September 2007.

«Mercanti francesi e nazione francese a Napoli nel Settecento» (paper), international conference Piazze mercantili, mercanti e poteri sulle rotte tirreniche. I traffici marittimi tra Francia e Italia nell’età della ‘grande trasformazione’ (1700-1850), Università di Bari, 17-18 November 2006.


Nigeria

«Reading Autobiographical Sources: Potentials and Challenges in Human and Social Sciences» (workshop), Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, 8 November 2017.

«Reading Autobiographical Sources: Potentials and Challenges in Human and Social Sciences» (workshop), Institut français de recherche en Afrique (Nigeria) / University of Ibadan, 7 November 2017.


Portugal

«The French Wars in Egypt and the Caribbean and the Development of Colonial Medicine» (paper), international conference Luso-Brasilian Meeting on the History of Tropical Medicine, Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, 14-16 October 2015.


Senegal

«Identifier, sélectionner, expulser, naturaliser. L’administration des étrangers-ennemis en temps de guerre (Royaume de Naples, 1793-1794)» (lecture), research seminar, Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris - Dakar cluster, 8 February 2018.

«Traite négrière et circulation des savoirs. Les écrits des chirurgiens de bord de langue allemande (XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles)» (paper), international conference L'Afrique des savants européens (XVIIe-XXe siècle), Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, 5-7 February 2018.


Switzerland

«Krämer, Korallen, Kapuziner. Forschungsfragen zur Geschichte italienisch-atlantischer Verflechtungen (15.-19. Jahrhundert)» (lecture), research seminar, Universität Bern, 1 December 2017.

«Handelsbeziehungen in der atlantischen Welt: Märkte, Akteure und Waren (15.-19. Jahrhundert)» (lecture), Ringvorlesung Probeme der Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Universität Zürich, 9 October 2017.

«Urban Scenographies of Political Power before 1900» (panel organization, with Clélia Coret), European Conference on African Studies, University of Basel, 29 June-1 July 2017.

«Routes of Red Coral. Intercontinental Trade and the Staging of Royal Power in the Kingdom of Benin since the late 15th century » (paper), European Conference on African Studies, University of Basel, 29 June-1 July 2017.

«Between individual reminiscence and public memory. Pastry baker Georg Anton Oettinger, the Battle of Leipzig, and the reawakening of Germany» (paper), international conference Eighteenth-Century Ego Documents. The Individual in Society, Universität Zürich, 9-10 March 2017.

«Brazilian tobacco and Mediterranean coral in the Bight of Benin. Elite consumptions, sumptuary norms, and court culture during the Atlantic era» (paper), Swiss Researching Africa Days, Universität Bern, 4-5 November 2016.

«Hermes, the Leviathan and the grand narrative of New Institutional Economics. The quest for efficient institutions in Brandenburg-Prussia and the Kingdom of Naples (17th-18th centuries)» (paper, with Alida Clemente), international conference Journées suisses d’histoire, Université de Lausanne, 9-11 June 2016.

«Pouvoirs en conflit. Pratiques, langages juridiques et archives en Europe (XIVe-XVIIIe siècle)» (panel chair and discussant), international conference Journées suisses d’histoire, Université de Lausanne, 9-11 June 2016.

«Écrire l’histoire de l’Afrique. Sources et défis» (lecture), M.A. seminar Encres noirs (Christine Le Quellec Cottier), Université de Lausanne, 23 March 2016.

«Tabac et porcelaine. Commerce global, culture de cour et religion vodoun dans les royaumes de Hueda et Dahomey (Afrique occidentale, XVIIe-XIXe siècle)» (lecture), research seminar, Université de Lausanne, 7 March 2016.

«Schreibpraxis und Erinnerung. Die Selbstzeugnisse der Familie Oettinger (17.-20. Jahrhundert)» (lecture), research seminar, Universität Bern, 26-28 November 2015.

«Hermes und der Leviathan. Maritimer Fernhandel und institutionelle Reformen im Königreich Neapel (18. Jahrhundert)» (paper), international workshop Wirtschaften in der Vormoderne. Brackweder Arbeitskreis für Mittelalterforschung, Universität Zürich, 20-21 November 2015.

«Transcultural Interactions and Epistemological Asymmetries: Europeans at the Royal Court of the Kingdom of Hueda (West Africa, late 17th - early 18th century)» (paper), international conference From Switzerland to India, to Africa and the Way Back. Missions and Other Kinds of Encounters, Université de Lausanne, 16-17 May 2014.

«Konsulate und Nationen in italienischen Hafenstädten des Ancien Régime» (paper, with Guillaume Calafat), international conference Protegierte und Protektoren. Ungleiche politische Beziehungen zwischen Partnerschaft und Dominanz (16. bis frühes 20. Jahrhundert), Universität Bern, 3-5 April 2014.

«Histoire connectées – histoires narrées. La microhistoire à l’épreuve de l’histoire atlantique» (paper), international conference Egodocuments et pratiques socioculturelles (XVIe - XIXe siècles), Université de Lausanne, 14-16 November 2013.

«Nützliche Handwerker oder faule Schmarotzer? Migrations- und Flüchtlingspolitik im Europa der Frühen Neuzeit» (lecture), Geschichtsfreunde des Linthgebiet, Rapperswil-Jona, 17. April 2013.

«Der Hof als Drehscheibe. Globale Vernetzung und transkulturelle Kommunikation zwischen Europa, Afrika und Asien» (panel organizer, with Kim Siebenhüner), international conference Schweizerische Geschichtstage, Université de Fribourg, 7-9 February 2013.

«Transkulturelle Kontakte am Hofe von Savi. Europäer im westafrikanischen Königreich Hueda (17.-18. Jahrhundert)» (paper), international conference Schweizerische Geschichtstage, Université de Fribourg, 7-9 February 2013.

«Zwischen Gericht und Konsulat. Ausländische Kaufleute im Neapel des 18. Jahrhunderts" (lecture), Historischer Zirkel, Basel, 17 November 2012.

«Johann Peter Oettinger. The Journal of a Slave Ship’s Surgeon between Early Modern Autobiographical Writing and Wilhelmine Colonial Literature» (paper), Swiss Researching Africa Days, Universität Bern, 19-20 October 2012.

«Entre consulat et tribunal. Être étranger dans une métropole méditerranéenne d’ancien régime» (lecture), M.A. seminar La Suisse ailleurs. Mobilité et émigration alpines (18e-19e s.) (Francesca Chiesi Ermotti), Université de Genève, 9 October 2012.

«Un seul peuple? Migrants suisses à Naples (XVIIIe-XXe siècles)» (paper, with Daniela L. Caglioti and Marco Rovinello), international conference La Suisse ailleurs. Les Suisses de l’étranger – les Suisses à l’étranger, Universität Bern, 12 June 2012.

«Zwischen Gericht, Hof und Konsulat. Ausländische Kaufleute im Neapel des 18. Jahrhunderts» (lecture), research seminar, Universität Bern, Gerschnialp, 4-6 May 2012.

«La Rivoluzione francese e l’Italia (1789-1799)» (lecture), Associazione Svizzera per i Rapporti Culturali ed Economici con l’Italia, Basel, 29 March 2012.

«Migranten als Unternehmer. Vertrauen, Netzwerke, Konfliktlösungsmechanismen» (paper), international workshop Ökonomien. Aktuelle Fragestellungen der Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Universität Basel / Schweizerisches Wirtschaftsarchiv, 5 May 2011.

«Grenzen des Glaubens. Religion und Grenzen in der Frühen Neuzeit» (panel chair and discussant), international conference Schweizerische Geschichtstage, Universität Basel, 4-6 Februar 2010.

«Images and Techniques. Joseph Furttenbach as an Agent of Cultural Transfer between Italy and Germany» (paper), Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Université de Genève, 28-31 May 2009.

«Der Ausländer und sein Richter. Rechtspluralismus, Konfliktdynamiken und Identitätsspiele im Neapel des 18. Jahrhunderts» (lecture), research seminar, Universität Basel, 8 May 2009.


United Kingdom

«The Journal of Ship’s Surgeon Johann Peter Oettinger. The Unpublished Account of a Hinterlander in the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1682-1696» (paper, with Craig Koslofsky), international conference The Slave Business and Its Material and Moral Hinterlands in Continental Europe, University of Liverpool / International Slavery Museum, 20-22 April 2012.

«Seditious Jacobins or Useful Migrants? Defining the ‘Enemy Alien’ in Naples during the Wars of the French Revolution» (paper), international conference Port Cities at War from the 18th to the 20th Centuries, University of Liverpool, 25-27 November 2009.


USA

«Smoking and Spitting. Courtly Culture and Global Trade in the Kingdoms of Hueda and Dahomey (17th-19th Centuries)» (lecture), Center for African Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 5 February 2016.

«The Journal (1682-1686) of Ship’s Surgeon Johann Peter Oettinger as a Source for West African History in the Atlantic World» (lecture, with Craig Koslofsky), research seminar, Program of African Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston/Chicago, 3 February 2016.

«Making Memory in a German Family. The Autobiographical Writings of the Oettingers from the 1680s to the 1930s» (lecture), research seminar, Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 26 January 2016.