Archive for August, 2011

Society for Renaissance Studies 5th Biennial Conference, Manchester, 2012

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Society for Renaissance Studies 5th Biennial Conference University of Manchester, UK, 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 [...]

Aspriations: Birkbeck Early Modern Society Annual Student Conference and AGM

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

‘Aspirations’ The Birkbeck Early Modern Society’s Fifth Student Conference Saturday 10 September 2011 Birkbeck Malet Street Building Room B20 10.00 Registration, coffee* 10.30 Birkbeck Early Modern Society AGM 11.00 Conference ‘Aspirations’ Opening Remarks: Karen Chester Session 1: Chair: Timothy Alves 11.15 Susan Gane, Birkbeck The Aspirations of Common Soldiers in the Early Eighteenth Century 11.45 [...]

1611 & All That: All Hallows by the Tower and Clio’s Company Event

Monday, August 15th, 2011

All Hallows by the Tower and Clio’s Company will present 1611 and All That – an evening of words, medley and song from the age of King James – on 15 September 2011. The proceeds from the event will go to support an Arts in Education project and will help fund the church’s Relighting Project. [...]

Early Modern Radio

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

BBC Radio 4 Extra will feature some programmes with early modern themes this summer. Both serials below start on 15 August 2011. The Christopher Marlowe Mysteries Elizabethan playwright and spy Kit Marlowe, together with his sidekick Ratsbane, become embroiled in some dangerous exploits. The series was written by Ged Parsons and stars Dominic Jephcott and [...]

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