Conferences and Workshops

Pitt faculty and students organize numerous conferences, colloquia, and workshops centered on, or linked to, the early modern period. Recent and upcoming activities organized in collaboration with local, national, and international organizations include:

Upcoming Conferences:

November 2-3, 2018. ‘Motivating Monuments: Defining Collective Identities in Public Spaces’, Graduate Student Symposium, History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. For more information, please click here.

June 13-16, 2019. 25thOmohundro Institute annual conference, University of Pittsburgh. For Call for Papers, click here. Proposals deadline October 1, 2018. For more information, please contact Molly Warsh ( Niklas Frykman ( 


Recent conferences and workshops

April 12-15, 2018. The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention. "Global Spaces, Local Landscapes and Imagined Worlds". Omni William Penn Hotel, Downtown Pittsburgh. 

March 30-31, 2018. Race, Empire, and Global Music History, 1500-1800. Co-organizers Olivia Bloechl (Music) and Molly Warsh (History). University of Pittsburgh. 

March 8-10, 2018. The Society for French Historical Studies 64th Annual Conference. Pitt graduate students interested in participating are encouraged to contact co-organizers Jotham Parsons ( and Pernille Røge ( for information about reduced fees.

May 5-7, 2017. Free and Unfree labor in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Port Cities, 1750-1850