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 party in G15.
Fri 20 Jan: Dr Emma Smith, ‘Reading Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623)’, room tbc.
Fri 24 Feb: Dr Matthew Shaw, ‘Early modern time: the case of the French Republican Calendar’, room tbc.
Fri 23 March: Dr Laura Jacobs, ‘Writing about Blindness in Early Modern England: the case of John Milton (1608-1674)’, room tbc.
Fri 27 April: Dr Helen Smith, ‘Materialising the book: print and practice in Moxon’s Mechanick Exercises’, room tbc.
Fri 25 May: Dr Alice Hunt, ‘Oliver Cromwell and the rituals of the Republic’, room tbc.
Membership can be obtained at any of our events and remains unaffected by inflation — £5!