Archive for April, 2011

Brimmers & Boozers: Drinking in Early Modern England

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Our next event features a topic which is dear to our hearts… Dr Angela McShane (V&A), ‘Brimmers and Boozers: Materialities, Identities and Practices of Drinking in Early Modern England’, Thursday 28 April, 6.30 pm, Room B03, 43 Gordon Sq Dr Angela McShane teaches the history of design at the V&A and the RCA, and also [...]

Urban Communities in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

http://earlymoderncommunities.com is a website associated with a literature review project entitled ‘Urban Communities in Early Modern Europe c1400-1700′. This AHRC Connected Communities scoping study aims to examine recent directions in research that takes community as a central theme. The project is run by Fabrizio Nevola and David Rosenthal through the University of Bath. Between now [...]

CFP: Society for Renaissance Studies Conference, Manchester, July 2012

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Society for Renaissance Studies 5th Biennial Conference University of Manchester 9-11 July 2012 The 5th Biennial conference of the Society for Renaissance Studies will be held at the University of Manchester. Accompanying events are being planned in the Whitworth Gallery, Chetham’s Library, the John Rylands Library, the People’s History Museum, the Royal Northern College of [...]

Symposium: Early Modern Female Miscellanies & Commonplace Books

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Symposium: Early Modern Female Miscellanies and Commonplace Books University of Warwick 22 July 2011 Keynote Speaker: Professor Margaret Ezell, Sara and John Lindsey Chair of Liberal Arts, University of Texas A&M Speakers: Helen Hackett, Gillian Wright, Elizabeth Clarke, Sarah Ross, Jayne Archer, Rebecca Bullard, Johanna Harris, Sajed Chowdhury, Elizabeth Scott Baumann This interdisciplinary one day [...]

Civil Law Centre Conference, Aberdeen, 29 July

Monday, April 18th, 2011

There is plenty of early modern interest with a legal history theme at the Civil Law Centre Cenference taking place in Aberdeen on 29 July 2011. All those interested in Scottish legal history are warmly invited to attend. There is no charge for this conference. Please email Adelyn Wilson to register.

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