Archive for May, 2012

CFP: Shakespeare Institute Review

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

The Shakespeare Institute Review is a new online academic journal, which is funded by the University of Birmingham College of Arts and Law. It is run by four research students at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Students at this institution, and on other postgraduate Shakespeare programmes, are invited and encouraged to contribute short papers for [...]

Taverns, locals and street corners: New AHRC Project on Tavern Culture

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Taverns, locals and street corners Taverns, locals and street corners: Cross-chronological studies in community drinking, regulation and public space Project This AHRC Connected Communities pilot study on tavern culture (2012) ranges from early modern Europe to the present day. It investigates whether today’s real and imagined patterns of drinking – people congregating in public spaces at [...]

CFP: Art and its Afterlives, Courtauld Institute of Art

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Art and Its Afterlives Fourth Early Modern Symposium Saturday 17 November 2012 The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN CALL FOR PAPERS Art and Its Afterlives aims to address the ways in which the work of art continues to resonate after its creation. While much art history takes as its focus [...]

Society of Apothecaries 400th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

The Society of Apothecaries celebrates its 400th Anniversary in 2017. Its hall was built on the site of the guest house of the Dominican Friary, dissolved by Henry VIII in 1538. On 26 June Dr Nick Holder will be giving a talk about the history of the site and the remains still extant. [He has [...]

Dr Alice Hunt, ‘Oliver Cromwell and the Rituals of the Republic’, 25 May

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

We are pleased to announce our next event. Dr Alice Hunt, ‘Oliver Cromwell and the Rituals of the Republic’ 25 May 2012 6:30 pm Room B30, Malet Street Free to Members, £5 Membership, £3 Guests – All Welcome Alice Hunt explored early modern royal coronation rituals from 1509 to 1559 in her book, The Drama [...]

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