Archive for November, 2007

Another Early Modern Treasure Find

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

You never know what you’ll find when you go out for a pizza! See today’s Times for details: Missing Baroque Masterpiece Found in York.

Blake Anniversary Events

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

To mark the 250th anniversary of William Blake’s birth, BBC Radio 4 will broadcast his Doors of Perception at 1530 GMT on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Tate Britain marks the occasion with a free exhibition, ‘William Blake: “I still to on/Till the Heavens & Earth are Gone”‘ until 1 June 2008. Full details are [...]

History Lab conference – call for papers

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

Annual Conference Turning points 26 – 27 June 2008 http://www.history.ac.uk/histlab/confs.html When do things change in history and why? What distinguishes one era, century or decade from another and how do we identify the moment of transformation? Periodization is a natural reflex for most historians, but does the use of ‘ancient’, ‘medieval’, ‘modern’ and ‘contemporary’ limit [...]

History Research Seminar at Birkbeck – 27 November.

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

Professor Rob Iliffe University of Sussex “Apostasy, atrocity, apocalypse: Newton’s prophetic history of the world” 6pm, Tuesday 27th November, 2007. To be held at Birkbeck College, Room 253 (Malet Street). Seminar to be followed by drinks and optional dinner with the speaker. This seminar will be chaired by Nadiya Midgley (Early Modern Society committee member) [...]

BIRKBECK HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINAR – 8pm, Tuesday 20th November

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Professor Lyndal Roper Balliol College, Oxford The Fat Doctor:Luther and Biography 8pm, Tuesday 20th November, 2007. Birkbeck College,Room 253 (Malet Street). This event will be chaired by Stephen Brogan, President of the Early Modern Society.

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