Archive for February, 2010

Call for Papers: ‘Reading Anthologies in Renaissance Europe (1450-1650)’

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Trinity College Dublin Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, University of Liverpool Call for Papers Reading Anthologies in Renaissance Europe (1450-1650) Trinity College Dublin, 19-21 July 2010 As print culture developed through the Renaissance, authors, printers and editors quickly came to exploit the commerical and literary potential of [...]

Shakespeare Domesticated: Private Theatricals and the Enlightenment Public Sphere

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Lecture: Shakespeare Domesticated: Private Theatricals and the Enlightenment Public Sphere Date: 09 March 2010 From: 18:00 to 20:00 Speaker: Prof. Michael Dobson Location: Room 218, 43 Gordon Square Free entry: first come, first seated. The Birkbeck Eighteenth-Century Research Group is delighted to announce that Michael Dobson, Professor of Shakespeare Studies (English and Humanities, Birkbeck) will [...]

Birkbeck Early Modern Society Events Update

Friday, February 19th, 2010

The Birkbeck Early Modern Society now has dates and full titles for all of our remaining events this term. Our events start at 6:30 pm sharp unless otherwise indicated. All of the events take place at Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London. A map is available here: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/maps. 5 March: Tim Knox (Director, Sir John Soaneā€™s [...]

Royal Society Anniversary Lecture with Bill Bryson

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Royal Society Anniversary Lecture: An Even Shorter History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson Great Hall, Guildhall 30 September 2010, 6 pm Celebrated author Bill Bryson will give a lecture in the Great Hall at the Guildhall in honour of the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society. Bill Bryson is the internationally bestselling author of many [...]

Early Science Symposium at Wadham College

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Early Science: An Historical Perspective Speakers: Professor Allan Chapman, Professor Robin Wilson, Professor Michael Hunter, Lisa Jardine, Jim Bennett, Professor Sir Roderick Floud FBA Date/Time: 25 November 2010, 11am – 5pm Venue: Wadham College, Oxford A Symposium to mark the 350th anniversary of The Royal Society, examining the early days of Wadham College, Gresham College [...]

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