Archive for July, 2009

British Printed Images to 1700 – Now Live!

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

A digital library of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain The British Printed Images to 1700 website, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, makes available a database of thousands of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain in fully-searchable form. It also offers ancillary facilities aimed to enhance users’ understanding [...]

Call for Papers: Material Cultures at Edinburgh

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Material Cultures: A three-day conference at the University of Edinburgh 16-18 July 2010 With: ROGER CHARTIER JEROME McGANN PETER STALLYBRASS Following the Material Cultures conferences which took place at The University of Edinburgh in 2000 and 2005, the third in the series is scheduled to take place in July 2010. The key theme of the [...]

Call for Papers: Society of Renaissance Studies

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Society for Renaissance Studies National Conference, 16-18th July 2010 The 4th National Conference of the Society for Renaissance Studies will be held in the historic city of York on 16-18 July 2010. The conference will follow immediately after the 2010 International Medieval Congress in Leeds and will coincide with the final weekend of the York [...]

Call for Papers: Early Modern Studies at Reading

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The University of Reading Early Modern Studies Conference 9-11 July 2010 Call for Papers This three-day conference at the University of Reading aims to draw together scholars from a variety of disciplines working on areas related to the themes of controversy, protest, ridicule, and laughter in the early modern period. Controversy, protest, ridicule and laughter [...]

Conference Registration Reminder

Friday, July 17th, 2009

There is no charge to attend our upcoming conference, but because we aim to provide lunch for speakers and delegates it would be helpful if you could register so that we have an idea of how many people to expect. Please return the Conference Registration Form to our secretary, Laura Jacobs. Here is a reminder [...]

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