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The Short Peace Beyond the Line: Europe and the World 1595-1620
Friday and Saturday, January 20 and 21, 2023
Huntington Library, San Marino, California



Friday, January 20, 2023
Ahmanson Classroom, Huntington Library

9:00 - 9:30 am     Coffee and Registration 

9:30 - 10:00 am     Welcome and Introduction

10:00 - 11:30 am     Panel One

“The Short Peace, The Long War(s), and the Ottoman Time of Troubles, 
c. 1595-1625”
Joshua White, Virginia

“The Long War’s Shadow over the Short Peace”
Carina L. Johnson, Pitzer College

11:30 - 1:00 pm     Lunch 
Provided by USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute 

1:00 - 2:30 pm     Panel Two 

“A Short Peace or a Volcano that changed the World?  
A View From the Andes”
Stella Nair, UCLA

“Peacetime Slaving: 
The Early 17th-Century Traffic from Allada to the Spanish Caribbean”
David Wheat, Michigan State

2:30 - 3:00 pm     Afternoon Coffee Break

3:00 - 4:30 pm     Panel Three

“Spanish-Dutch Rivalry in Southeast Asia in Times of the Truce 
Eberhard Crailsheim, IH-CSIC

“The Challenges of Alliance beyond Europe: 
Anglo-Dutch Relations in the East Indies”
Alison Games, Georgetown

4:30 - 5:00 pm      End-of-day Discussion

Saturday, January 21, 2023
Ahmanson Classroom, Huntington Library

9:00 -10:00 am     Coffee

10:00 - 11:30 am     Panel Four

“Universal History at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century”
Frederic Clark, USC

“War, Truth, and the English Invasion of Havana”
Michiel van Groesen, Leiden University

11:30 - 1:00 pm     Lunch 
Provided by Clark Library

1:00 - 2:30 pm     Panel Five
“The Line between Peace and War 
in European intrusion into the Iberian Atlantic”
Carla Pestana, UCLA

“Peace Abroad? 
Spanish-English Rivalry and Cooperation in Muslim Courts (1585-1625)”
Rubén González Cuerva, IH-CSIC

2:30 - 3:00 pm     Afternoon Coffee Break 

3:00 - 4:30 pm     Closing Discussion

For questions about this conference, please see the flyer or contact the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute at emsi@dornsife.usc.edu.

This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All attendees will receive instructions via email after registration.

Co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK), University of Birmingham, USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, UCLA Center for 17th– & 18th-Century Studies, and UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. 

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