Archive for May, 2008

IHR Early Modern European History Seminar

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

The IHR Early Modern European History seminar will be held on Monday 2 June at 5pm in the Low Countries Room when Professor Robert Evans (Oxford) will give a paper on ‘”Extra Hungariam Non Est Ita”: Eighteenth-Century Hungary in Comparative Perspective’. http://www.history.ac.uk/ihrseminars/seminar.php?series=115 The seminar will take place at the Institute of Historical Research , Senate [...]

Sacred Gold and Silver on Display at The Goldsmiths’ Hall

Friday, May 30th, 2008

The Goldsmiths’ Company is holding a major exhibition of English Church silver, under the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury. ‘Treasures of the English Church: Sacred Gold and Silver from 800-2000′ opens at Goldsmiths’ Hall on Friday May 30 and runs until Saturday July 12. Admission is free. This will be the first such exhibition [...]

Walk London for Free this Weekend

Friday, May 30th, 2008

As part of Transport for London’s ‘Walk London’ initiative, there are 40 free guided walks happening all over London this weekend. The Early Modern Society’s Karen Chester will be guiding the Central London City Walks 1 & 2 on the Jubilee Walkway: City Walk 1 (from the Tower to St Paul’s Cathedral) is on Saturday [...]

Bach Festival at St Anne’s

Friday, May 30th, 2008

St Anne’s Lutheran church has announced its Bach programme for July 2008. The last concert is timed for Bach’s Death Day, 28 July. You can find the programme at http://www.stanneslutheranchurch.org/upcoming%20music.htm. Tickets: £5 (lunchtime), £10 (Friday and Saturday evening), Season Ticket £45 Tickets will be available June-July 2008

30 June: Natalie Zemon Davis

Monday, May 26th, 2008

30 June 08: Prof Natalie Zemon Davis, ‘Pursuing “Leo Africanus” and other Enigmas: Some Thoughts on Historical Method’, 6.30 pm, room B01, Clore Management Centre. I am delighted to send you details of our last event for this academic year. Natalie Zemon Davis is an eminent social and cultural historian who has pioneered cross-disciplinary history [...]

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