20 mars, Vendredi/ 20 March, Friday

Université de Paris-Est Créteil

Campus Centre, 61 avenue du Général de Gaulle, Créteil, bâtiment P

Salle des thèses

10:00 Welcome-Introduction:

Catherine Brice (IUF, CRHEC-UPEC) and Konstantina Zanou (CRHEC-UPEC)


11:00-13:00 Session 1 – Chair/Présidence: Jean-François Dubost (UPEC-CRHEC)

Isabelle Bretthauer (Projet ERC Lib Gloss-UMR 7597) and Liliane Hilaire-Pérez (Centre A. Koyré and Université Paris 7)

Across the Channel: Innovative Jewish networks in the 18th century

Sakis Gekas (York University, Toronto)

Mobility, innovation and the tragic life of Marinos Harvouris between Kefalonia, St Petersburg and Paris (1729-1782)

Manolis Patiniotis (University of Athens – Department of Philosophy and History of Science)

Traveling Greek-speaking scholars and the circulation of knowledge in Eastern Europe at the turn of the 19th century


13:00-15:00: Lunch


15:00-16:30 Session 2 – Chair /Présidence: Dominique Poulot (Université Paris I)

James Delbourgo (Rutgers University)

“Hans Sloane Does Not Exist”

Mirjam Brusius (Oxford University)

Reinventing Nineveh. Archaeology and the British Museum around 1850


20:00 Dinner

21 mars, Samedi/ 21 March, Saturday

Centre Alexandre Koyré

27, rue Damesme, 4e étage
75013 Paris

10:30-12:30 Session 3 – Chair/Présidence: Lissa L. Roberts (University of Twente)

Ali Yaycioglu (Stanford University, Department of History)

The Ottoman Age of Industrial Revolution: Inventors, Engineers and Cosmopolitanism in the Ottoman Empire

Darina Martykánová (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Engineers in the Late Ottoman Empire: A Cosmopolitan Community of Experts

Sibel Zandi-Sayek (The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA)

Innovation, Technology and 19th Century Entrepreneurial Networks


12:30- 14:00 Lunch


14:00- 15:30 Session 4 – Chair/Présidence: Konstantina Zanou (UPEC-CRHEC)

Juan Pan-Montojo and Juan Luis Simal (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Liberalism, Exile and International Finance: The Spanish Case, 1820-1830s

Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona)

Mobilization, Mobility, and Innovation in Nineteenth-Century North Africa



16:00-18:00 General discussion – Brainstorming. Chair/Présidence: Catherine Brice (IUF-UPEC-CRHEC)

With the participation of Jacques Revel (EHESS), Lissa Roberts (University of Twente), Antonella Romano (Centre A. Koyré, EHESS-CNRS-MNHN), Mia Fuller (University of California, Berkeley) and Romain Bertrand (Science Po Paris – tbc).

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