Archive for December, 2009

Visiting Research Fellowships at Edinburgh

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Visiting Research Fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh Applications are invited for Visiting Research Fellowships of between two and six months, tenable in the period: June 2010-September 2012. No limitation is placed on the area of research within the Humanities and Social Sciences but priority [...]

Walpole Treasure Hunt

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

As restoration work continues at Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill, the Strawberry Hill Trust is hoping to acquire missing items which were once part of Walpole’s massive collection of art and objects. The Trust has launched an appeal with the hope of restoring Walpole’s collection to its original setting. Strawberry Hill will open to the public [...]

A Christmas Cracker

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Welcome to the Birkbeck Early Modern Intelligencer’s Christmas Cracker! Instead of the usual news and events reporting, today will be just for fun. UK readers will need a break between the Queen’s Speech (also for the Commonwealth, of course!) and Doctor Who so here is some early modern stuff to send you back in time [...]

Call for Papers: Shakespeare’s Italian Context: Influences, Appropriations, Intertextualities

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Call for Papers: Shakespeare’s Italian Context: Influences, Appropriations, Intertextualities The European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) will host its tenth international conference between August 24 and August 28, 2010, in Torino, Italy. ESSE has issued a call for papers for Seminar 15: Shakespeare’s Italian Context: Influences, Appropriations, Intertextualities. This seminar aims to place [...]

Call for Papers: Early Modern Libraries / Women and Libraries

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Call for Papers: Early Modern Libraries / Women and Libraries Thursday 18 March 2010 The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York invites proposals for a half-day symposium on early modern libraries. Papers on any aspect of the topic are welcome – intellectual libraries, material libraries, knowledge and libraries – [...]

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