Benny Bar-Lavi

Research Interests

Intellectual history; longue durée history of ideas; political thought in early modern Europe; early modern Spain and England; Conversos, Moriscos, and the Western Sephardi Diaspora; the reception of Machiavelli and Spinoza; “Judaism” and “Islam” as political concepts

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Oliver Cussen

Research Interests

Old regime France; European imperialism; political economy and the history of capitalism; the Enlightenment; intellectual history; environmental history

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Michael Feeney

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, early modern Britain, empires and imperialism, history of the book, news media

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John-Paul Heil

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance, Renaissance humanism and philosophy, Renaissance reception of classical philosophy, and Italian cultural history

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Carl E. Kubler

Research Interests

Social and economic history of late imperial and modern China; history of Sino-Western contact; global maritime history; intercultural communication and conflict; language and identity; history of education; children, childhood, and nationalism

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