Tobacco in the Early Modern Imagination

The University of Manchester’s Graduate School would like to invite you to an afternoon symposium at Chetham’s Library, Manchester. The symposium will take place on Friday 15th March 2013. 
12.30pm Arrival &Coffee
Opening remarks (Jerome de Groot)
Lauren Working (Durham)
Unnatural Disobedience: Sedition and the Literature of Tobacco in Jacobean England
Philipp Rössner (Manchester)
Tobacco and Mechanisms of British Imperial Control. The case of Scotland and the Atlantic Economy
2.15pm Coffee
Bruna Gushurst-Moore (Plymouth)
Take of Tobacco Leaves Bruised two pound
Lucy Munro (Keele) – Keynote speaker
Joking about Tobacco on the Early Jacobean Stage
4pm End

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