Searching for Ophelia in the Archive
What does the archive offer for the exploration of Shakespeare in the digital age?
The Discovery of Chocolate
Magic and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe
Crossing Borders Across Venetian, Habsburg and Ottoman Empires, 1500-1800
How did the Ottoman, Habsburg, and Venetian empires interact with each other? How did their competition over southeastern Europe shape these borderlands and their inhabitants?
Women’s Fight for Their Inalienable Rights, 1630-1898
Thinking about World History: Historic Maps as Sources
What can old maps teach us about world history? What sorts of evidence do they offer, and is displaying evidence the main purpose of these maps, or can they do other things?
The Medieval Spice Trade
How were spices used by medieval Europeans, and why were spices so valuable in medieval Europe?
Religious Change and the Ottoman Empire, 1450-1750
What did the rise and expansion of the Ottoman Empire look like in the eyes of European observers? How did the Ottomans shape the political and religious history of early modern Europe?
Foods of the Columbian Exchange
How did the Columbian Exchange shape food culture in the modern world?
Religious Change and Print Culture in the Reformation
How did the changes in religion during the Reformation shape the medium of print? How did religious leaders and thinkers attempt to interact with their audience(s)? How did the ways in which religious figures used print pave the way for modern mass media?