Archive for December, 2010

The Birkbeck Early Modern Intelligencer Christmas Cracker

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

‘Tis the Season for a Christmassy post. So the Intelligencer is taking a break from the usual listings and events information to bring you a page of Christmas links and cheer. There was avery wilfull & strict observation of the day com[m]only called Christmasse day Try as he might proto-Scrooge Oliver Cromwell couldn’t stop early [...]

Tutors Needed Urgently: Goldsmiths Department of History

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Goldsmiths Department of History is seeking to immediately appoint a Visiting Tutor or Tutors to convene and deliver two undergraduate courses (one early modern in content) as detailed below. Teaching will commence in January 2011. Please email your CV to Vivienne Richmond, stating which course(s) you are applying for and your relevant expertise/experience. Closing date: [...]

Early Modern Europe Seminars at the Institute of Historical Research

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Mondays at 17.00 in the Low Countries Room of the Institute of Historical Research (University of London), Senate House, Malet Street, LONDON WC1E 7HU Autumn 2010  13/12/2010      Dr Filippo de Vivo (Birkbeck), ‘The creation of the archives of the Venetian Republic’ Spring 2011 10/01/2011      Dr Claudia Stein (Warwick), ‘Meaning-Making in a World of Resemblance: The Bavarian-Saxon Kidney [...]

Georgian 12th Night at Dr Johnson’s House, 6 Jan 2011

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

An appealing early modern event at Dr Johnson’s House: A GEORGIAN TWELFTH NIGHT Thursday 6th January 2011, 6-9pm All too often in the twenty-first century early January is marked only by gloom and short-lived resolutions and Twelfth Night passes by uncelebrated. In Samuel Johnson’s day it was often the greatest occasion of the winter season. [...]

CFP: Intellectual Geography: Comparative Studies, 1550-1700, Oxford, Sept 2011

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Call for Papers: ‘Intellectual Geography: Comparative Studies, 1550-1700’ Please find via the link below details of the CFP for an international conference on the theme of ‘Intellectual Geography: Comparative Studies, 1550-1700’, which is to be held at St Anne’s College at the University of Oxford on 5-7 September 2011. The deadline for the receipt of [...]

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