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.

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.