Tobacco in the Early Modern Imagination – Symposium


Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 8/3/2013.


Tobacco in the Early Modern imagination

An afternoon symposium at Chetham’s Library, Manchester, all welcome

15 March 2013

12.30 arrival and coffee

1.00 Opening remarks (Jerome de Groot)

1.15 Lauren Working (Durham)

Unnatural Disobedience: Sedition and the Literature of Tobacco in Jacobean England

1.45 Philipp Rössner (Manchester)

Tobacco and Mechanisms of British Imperial Control. The case of Scotland and the Atlantic Economy

2.15 Coffee

2.30 Bruna Gushurst-Moore (Plymouth)

‘Take of Tobacco Leaves Bruised two pound’

3.00 Lucy Munro (Keele)

Keynote – ‘Joking about Tobacco on the Early Jacobean Stage’

For more information, please contact Dr Jerome de Groot


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