Archive for July, 2010

CFP: The Arts and Sciences of Progress, Aberdeen, July 2011

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

CFP: The Arts and Sciences of Progress 24th Annual Conference of the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society 7–10 July 2011 University of Aberdeen Hosted by the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies In 2011 ECSSS will hold its first conference in Aberdeen since 1995. The conference theme, The Arts and Sciences of Progress, is meant [...]

Universal Reformation: Intellectual Networks in Central and Western Europe

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Booking is now open for the conference ‘Universal Reformation: Intellectual Networks in Central and Western Europe, 1560-1670’ (St Anne’s College, University of Oxford, 21-23 September 2010). Organised by Howard Hotson and Vladimír Urbánek, the event will showcase the work of a diverse group of emerging and established scholars, many from east central Europe, who will [...]

From Coronation to Chari-Vari: The Many Uses of Ritual and Ceremony in the Early Modern World. A Colloquium to be Held at Birkbeck, University of London, 23-24 Sep 2010

Monday, July 19th, 2010

As part of Birkbeck’s thriving research culture, this event will bring together scholars to discuss the purpose and reception of ritual and ceremony in the early modern period. Early modern life was shaped by ritual and ceremony.  These rites had many functions, such as marking time, denoting power, place and order, and defining the sacred.  [...]

The Useable Past in 17th-Century England

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

The Useable Past in Seventeenth-Century England 23 October 2010 An interdisciplinary colloquium that will showcase cutting-edge work in the field of early-modern perceptions of the past, including the archaic, antiquity, the county and civic past, family history and the landscape. Speakers include Ronald Hutton, Philip Baker, Jan Broadway, Fiona Youngman, Lucy Munro and Nicola Whyte. [...]

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