Social networks 1450-1850: an interdisciplinary conference at the University of Sheffield 16-17 July 2015

The conference is a two-day event, which brings together historically minded scholars with an interest in social networks from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to explore the concepts, methodologies, and findings of their research.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Edward Muir, Clarence L. Ver Steeg Professor in the Arts and Sciences (Northwestern)
  • Emily Erikson, Assistant Professor of Sociology (Yale)
  • Mark Philp, Professor of History (Warwick).

The call for papers is available here on the conference website.  The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 January 2015.

For further information or to submit a proposal, please contact the organiser Kate Davison (Sheffield) at
Sponsored by the Wolfson Foundation and Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies