Early Modern Travel: Theory and Practice

Early Modern Travel: Theory and Practice
Moore Institute
National University of Ireland, Galway
27-28 September 2013
Organised by Daniel Carey

The conference will investigate how theoretical reflection on travel and history informed the practice of exploring and representing foreign countries and peoples in the early modern period. Authors under discussion include Montaigne, Hakluyt, and Johann David Michaelis, and travel experience in Europe, Arabia, Persia and the Ottoman Empire and Spanish Empires.

Several speakers involved in the Hakluyt project are taking part in the event: Daniel Carey, Anders Ingram, Ladan Niayesh and Sebastian Sobecki.

Conference: EEBO – TCP 2012

Prof. Daniel Carey and Dr. Anders Ingram presented a joint paper ‘Richard Hakluyt’s The Principal Navigations: TCP and the Development of a Critical Edition’ at the EEBO – TCP 2012 conference held at the University of Oxford 17-18 September 2012.


Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe Conference

‘Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe’

University College Dublin and Marsh’s Library, 2223 November 2012

For further details and the call for papers, see:


British Library Conference

‘Renaissance Old Worlds: English encounters from the Levant to the Far East’.

British Library, 29 June – 1 July 2012

Hakluyt Society 2012 AGM

The Hakluyt Society Annual General Meeting took place on 20 June 2012 at the University of Notre Dame London Centre. It was followed by the Annual Lecture for 2012, entitled “Richard Hakluyt, Editor” and delivered online slots by Professor Daniel Carey of the National University of Ireland, Galway, and General Editor of the Hakluyt Edition. The event was followed by a reception.