Archive for June, 2008

Tonight! Natalie Zemon Davis and End of Term Party!

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Our final lecture of the year is tonight and we’re delighted to have Natalie Zemon Davis as our speaker. Find all the details here: 30 June. And – don’t forget – our End of Term party will follow the lecture!

Summer Bulletin Out Now!

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

The summer edition of our Bulletin is here: Inside you’ll find reviews, upcoming events, visits, and all our usual features. Happy reading!

New Online Journal Launch : Contributors Needed!

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

The Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) is launching a new online, peer reviewed journal Lives and Letters, to feature archivally-based research into the early modern period. They are currently seeking submissions for the first issue. For further information and to download the submission guidelines, go to

Journeys and Encounters : Conference Programme

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

The Birkbeck Early Modern Society is pleased to announce our Second Student Conference Programme. The Birkbeck Early Modern Society Journeys and Encounters Conference Saturday 12 July 2008 Room 532, Malet St 11.00 Stephen Brogan: welcome, introductions, opening comments Session 1: Land and Sea. Chair: Karen Chester 11.10 Karen Baston, ‘Theagenes at Sea: International Relations and […]

Religion and Violence in Early Modern France: The Work of Natalie Zemon Davis

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Natalie Zemon Davis will be speaking for us on 30 June at Birkbeck, but for those of you who who want more, this 1 day seminar at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford Upon Avon looks like a must. Religion and Violence in Early Modern France: The Work of Natalie Zemon Davis The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, […]

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