News Networks In Early Modern Europe

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Paul Arblaster

Dr Paul Arblaster, D.Phil, Oxford University

Docent, Zuyd University, Vertaalacademie (School of Translation)


Since September 2010, Lecturer, Translation Academy, Zuyd University, Maastricht.

Oct. 2009-Sept. 2010, Visiting lecturer, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur.

Oct. 2008-Sept. 2009, Visiting lecturer, Université Catholique de Louvain.

Oct. 2004-Sept. 2008, Lecturer (part-time), K.U. Leuven.

Oct. 1999-March 2004, Research assistant, K.U. Leuven.

2000: D.Phil, Oxford


  • ‘Piracy and Play: Two Catholic Appropriations of Nieuhof’s Gezantschap’, in The Dutch Trading Companies as Knowledge Networks, ed. Jan L. de Jong et al. (Brill, 2010), pp. 129-143.
  • ‘Antwerp and Brussels as Inter-European Spaces’, in The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity, ed. Brendan Dooley (Ashgate, 2010), pp. 193-205.
  • ‘The Southern Netherlands Connection: Networks of Support and Patronage’, in Catholic Communities in Protestant States: Britain and the Netherlands c.1570-1720, ed. Benjamin J. Kaplan et al. (Manchester UP, 2009), pp. 123-138.
  • ‘G.C., Recusant Prison Translator of the “Japonian Epistells”’, Recusant History 28:1 (2006), 43-54.
  • Entries in The International Encyclopedia of Communication, ed. Wolfgang Donsbach (Blackwell, 2008)
  • ‘Postal Service, History of’, vol. 8, pp. 3824-3828.
  • ‘Printing, History of’, vol. 9, pp. 3888-3893.
  • ‘Posts, Newsletters, Newspapers: England in a European System of Communications’, Media History 11 (2005), 21-36.
  • ‘Dat de boecken vrij sullen wesen: Private Profit, Public Utility and Secrets of State in the Seventeenth-Century Habsburg Netherlands’, in News and Politics in Early Modern Europe (1500-1800), ed. Joop W. Koopmans (Groningen Studies in Cultural Change 14; 2005), 79-95.
  • ‘Policy and the Press in the Habsburg Netherlands, 1585-1690’, in The Politics of Information in Early Modern Europe, ed. Brendan Dooley & Sabrina A. Baron (Routledge Studies in Cultural History 1; 2001), 179-198.
  • ‘London, Antwerp and Amsterdam: Journalistic Relations in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century’, in The Bookshop of the World, ed. Lotte Hellinga et al. (HES & De Graaf, 2001), 145-150.
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