The international Leiden Mayflower 400 conference will challenge the Anglo-American approach which has so often dominated the popular narrative of the early colonisation of North America, and prioritise a “four-nations” approach to include Native American and Dutch perspectives.
Taking the Mayflower anniversary as starting point and central concern, this interdisciplinary conference seeks to interrogate the myths, power-bases, mobility, and knowledge production of colonial pasts through three distinct but related strands:
The confirmed keynote speaker is Francis J. Bremer, Professor Emeritus of History at Millersville University, and internationally-renowned Puritanism scholar and coordinator of the website New England Beginnings.
01 Aug-30 Sep 20
17-19 Jun 20
01 Jun 20
20 May 20
01 Apr 20
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