Archive for July, 2007

The Birkbeck Early Modern Society’s AGM Minutes

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Relieve the memories of the past year and get a glimpse of our plans for 2007-8! The minutes of our second AGM, held on 20 July 2007, can be downloaded here AGM Minutes, July 2007

Monumental Restoration

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Work begins today on an eighteen month refurbishment for the Monument. Completed in 1677, the Monument commemorates the Great Fire of London. The City of London Corporation is funding a £4.5 million project which will clean and repair the Monument’s stonework, re-guild the orb at the top, and add new visitor facilities. The renewed Monument [...]

British Printed Images to 1700 Conference, 13-14 July 2007, Birkbeck College

Sunday, July 29th, 2007

The British Printed Images to 1700 project has been funded to provide a searchable internet database of over 10,000 printed images from early modern Britain, the majority of which will come from the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. This massive assignment is directed by Professor Michael Hunter, who has organised two [...]

Fun Lovin’ Criminals?

Friday, July 27th, 2007

The Society for Renaissance Studies is sponsoring a three day conference on ‘Crime, Criminals & Criminality, 1500-1700′. The conference will take place 22-24 August at Canterbury Christ Church University. Visit the Truth Will Out Conference Homepage for more information.

Conference Photos!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

At last! Photographic evidence of our 7 July conference is here! See the Conference album Here

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