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.
Archive for November, 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 [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
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.