A Global History of 18th-century Trieste

18.5.2019
Conference programme, Paris 28 June

Friday, June 28, 2019

École normale supérieure
45 rue d’Ulm
Paris 5e

Provisional programme

8:30 Arrival of the participants

9:00 Introduction
David Do Paço, Sciences Po & Christine Lebeau, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

9:20 Panel 1 | Knowledge in Global Context

Chair : Markus Koller, Ruhr Universität (Bochum) (sous réserve)

9:20 Giulia Delogu & Antonio Trampus, Ca’ Foscari
Trieste as a hub for the creation and the transfer of knowledge : port cities and free Ports in the global System

9:40 Klemens Kaps, Johannes-Kepler Universität (Linz)
Trieste’s Place in early-modern Globalization : Methodological and Theoretical Reflections for studying Merchant Networks between the Habsburg Adriatic and the Spanish Atlantic in the 18th Century.

10:00 Discussion

10:30 Coffee break

10:50 Panel 2 | A Global City in an Imperial System

Chair : Guillaume Garner, CNRS (sous réserve)

10:50 Christine Lebeau, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Trieste au croisement des routes impériales ? Le point de vue de la Compagnie orientale

11:10 Antonella Alimento, Università di Pisa
Pasquale Ricci de Livourne à Trieste (provisional title)

11:30 Jonathan Singerton, Österreichische Wissenschaftsakademie (Vienna)
Jefferson’s Hammer and Austria Anvil : Trieste the American Revolution, and the demise of Austrian Atlantic

11:50 Discussion

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Panel 3 | Urban Minorities in a Global Context

Chair : David Do Paço, Sciences Po

14:00 Lois Dubin, Smith College (Northampton, Ma)
Les communautés juives de Trieste : lien social et expériences urbaines

14:20 Zeynep Arslan, Ruhr Universität (Bochum)
The Daily life of Ottoman Muslim Merchants in 18th and 19th Century Trieste

14:40 Derek Hattener, Humboldt Universität (Berlin)
Kinship, Capital, and Enterprise : Early Multinationals in Habsburg Trieste

15:00 Discussion

15:40 Coffee Break

16:00 Panel 4 | Building and Bonding : Unity in Diversity

Chair : Christine Lebeau, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

16:00 Kolja Lichy, Justus-Liebig Universität (Giessen)
Spéculations utiles - spéculations inutiles. Le problème des banques et des prêts à Trieste au xviiie siècle vu de Vienne

16:20 Adam Nemeth, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
The urban grid as a governmental technique in the development of Trieste and Pest

16:40 David Do Paço, Sciences Po
Ruling a composite city : l’Osteria nell castello 1760s-1770s

17:00 Discussion

17:40 Conclusion
Daniele Andreozzi, Università degli Studi di Trieste