Archive for October, 2011

Early Modern Europe Seminars at the IHR

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Early Modern Europe Seminars at the IHR Mondays at 17.00 in the Holden Room (Room 20 Boardroom 103), Senate House, Malet Street, LONDON WC1E 7HU Autumn Term 2011 31 October Dr Emma Barker (Open University) ‘Il n’y a point de tableau plus charmant que celui de la famille: Constructing domesticity in eighteenth-century France’ 14 November [...]

Birkbeck Early Modern Society Events, 2011-12

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The Birkbeck Early Modern Society presents our academic programme for 2011-12: Thurs 20 October 2011: Dr Jenny Wormald, ‘Godly myth, ungodly reality: the Scottish Reformation’, 43 Gordon Sq, room G03. Fri 16 Dec: The Barry Coward Memorial Lecture. Prof. John Morrill, ‘What do we really know about Oliver Cromwell?’, Malet St B35, followed by Xmas [...]

Samuel Pepys Award to Michael Hunter

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

From The Bookseller: Samuel Pepys Award to Michael Hunter 26.10.11 | Katie Allen Academic Michael Hunter has won the 2011 Samuel Pepys Award for his “fascinating” biography of 17th-century scientist Robert Boyle. Boyle: Between God and Science (Yale) was awarded the £2,000 prize and a specially commissioned medal at a special dinner held at St [...]

Third Early Modern Symposium: Art Against the Wall – Courtauld Institute of Art

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Third Early Modern Symposium: Art Against the Wall The Courtauld Institute of Art Saturday, 19 November 2011 10.00 – 17.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre (with registration from 9.30 am) Speakers: Gerry Abalone (Tate), Adriano Aymonino (independent scholar), Susannah Brooke (Queens’ College, Cambridge), Rodrigo Cañete (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Kevin Childs (British School at Rome), [...]

‘Family Life Makes Tories of is All’: Amanda Vickery Lecture

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

‘Family Life Makes Tories of us All’: Love and Power at Home in Georgian England Amanda Vickery, Professor of Early Modern History The First Annual Lecture of the Centre for Studies of Home Date: 6:00PM, 22 November 2011 Venue: Cocktails and Live Jazz Band at the Octagon, Queens’ Building, Mile End Road. The lecture will [...]

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