Archive for June, 2009

Changes to the RHS Bibliography: Lobby Your Library Now!

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The future of the Royal Historical Society Bibliography, Irish History Online and London’s Past Online The Royal Historical Society, Irish History Online and London’t Past Online will lose their charitible funding at the end of 2009. They will be switching to a subscription service on 1 January 2010. This is their message: The way in [...]

Summer Events at Dr Johnson’s House

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Curator’s talk on Samuel Johnson and London Saturday 27 June, 1pm Part of the Story of London, in partnership with London Shh… (Small Historic Houses) http://www.londonshh.org.uk. Free with admission, no booking required Music in the Age of Dr Johnson Thursday 16 July, 7pm Solo performance by cellist Annabel Gordon including selections from Handel’s Sonata in [...]

Tonight! Peter Burke on ‘The Rhetoric of Autobiography’

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

24 June 09: Prof. Peter Burke (Emmanuel College, Cambridge), ‘The Rhetoric of Autobiography in 17th-Century Europe’, 6.30 pm, room 532, Malet St. Followed by our end of year party in room 538. You are cordially invited to our last academic paper of this term. We are delighted to welcome Prof. Peter Burke to Birkbeck. He [...]

Walks with Early Modern Themes

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Please note these walks are NOT organised by the Birkbeck Early Modern Society. Please follow the links below for more information about them. Big Smoke Walks with Karen Chester FRIDAY 19 JUNE at 2pm: Lost Churches of the City – rediscovering lost London Meet: Mansion House Station, Bow Lane exit 4,in the garden courtyard in [...]

Tonight! Early Modern Film Night

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Birkbeck Early Modern Society Film Night Friday June 19th 2009, 6.30 room B36, Birkbeck Malet Street Building. We are pleased to be able to screen ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’, a magnificent swashbuckling epic that will melt the heart, starring Gerard Depardieu. Usual refreshments, free of charge, all welcome.

Birkbeck Early Modern Society