Archive for July, 2011

Intellectual Geography Conference, St Anne’s, Oxford, 5-7 September 2011

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Online booking is now open for the interdisciplinary conference ‘Intellectual Geography: Comparative Studies, 1550-1700’ (St Anne’s College, University of Oxford, 5-7 September 2011). The event brings together studies and conceptual papers exploring the roots of local, regional and national intellectual traditions within concrete features of political, economic, confessional, and physical geography. There is an exciting [...]

Professor John Morrill’s Five Must Read Books on Oliver Cromwell

Monday, July 25th, 2011

John Morrill, professor of history at Cambridge asks why Oliver Cromwell remains Britain’s most controversial ruler, and what the morbid story of Cromwell’s head after his death has to say about British history. Visit The Brower’s Five Books Interview to find out what five books, past and present, he recommends for studying the life and [...]

CFP: Kings and Queens: Politics, Power, Patronage and Personalities in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

CFP: Kings and Queens: Politics, Power, Patronage and Personalities in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy Bath Spa University The institution of Monarchy was absolutely central to the political developments and events of the medieval and Early Modern world. This conference aims to celebrate monarchy in all of its various aspects, from examining the institution itself [...]

CFP: Reading Conference in Early Modern Studies, 12-14 July 2012

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Early Modern Research Centre, University of Reading Reading Conference in Early Modern Studies, 12-14 July 2012 The Reading Early Modern Conference continues to establish itself as the place where early modernists meet each July for stimulation, conversation and debate. As in previous years, proposals of individual papers and panels are invited on research in any [...]

Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference: Culture, Identity and Power, 2-3 Sept 2011

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

The Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference: ‘Culture, Identity and Power’ will take place in the UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland and UCD School of History and Archives on 2 – 3 September 2011. The full conference programme, with paper abstracts and speaker biographies, is available online at www.tudorstuartireland.com/home/programme. Registration is now open. The conference fee [...]

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