Archive for June, 2012

Getting Old and Dying in London, IHR, 19 June

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Getting Old and Dying in London: A Material Culture Approach Will Farrell (Birkbeck, University of London) Tuesday 19 June, 5.15. Room G21A, Senate House, South block, Ground floor Skilled workers, such as the silk weavers of Spitalfields, had the early and middle years of their lives mapped out for them (at least in theory): apprenticeship, [...]

Our Next Event: Diane Purkiss, ‘Are Shakespeare’s Witches Really Domestic?’ (& End of Year Party!)

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Friday 22 June 6.30 pm: Professor Diane Purkiss (University of Oxford), ‘Are Shakespeare’s Witches Really Domestic?’ Birkbeck, Malet Street Building, Room B36, followed by our end of year party in Room BO4 Professor Purkiss’s research interests  embrace the history of food in England; the dissolution of the English monasteries; witches, wizards, fairies and ghosts; the English [...]

CFP: Birkbeck Early Modern Society 6th Student Conference

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

The Birkbeck Early Modern Society’s 6th Student Conference ‘Science, Magic and Religion’  Keynote speaker: Emeritus Professor Michael Hunter Saturday 22 September 2012, 10.00-16.30 Call for Papers The Birkbeck Early Modern Society is pleased to announce its 6th annual student conference on the theme of ‘Science, Magic and Religion in the Early Modern Period’. This event [...]

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