Birkbeck Early Modern Society Events, 2012-13

Birkbeck Early Modern Society Events

We are pleased to announce our programme for coming academic year.

Friday 30 November: Dr Tara Hamling, ‘Beyond the Closet: Material Props for Domestic Devotion in Post-Reformation England’, Malet St, room B02

Friday 14 December: The Second Barry Coward Memorial Lecture: Prof. Brian Vickers, ‘Can We Distinguish Science from Magic?’, Malet St 532, followed by our Xmas party in Malet St 151

Friday 25 January 2013, Dr Adam Smyth, ‘Cutting up Books in Early Modern England’ Malet St, room 538

Saturday 2 Feb, Conference ‘Science, Magic and Religion’, Malet St room B33 with refreshments in B30.

Friday 22 February, Katherine Hunt, ‘ “Impetuous Huzzahs and Horrid Noise”: The Sound and the Practice of Bell Ringing in Seventeenth-Century England’, room tbc

Friday 22 March, Dr Richard Williams, ‘Realism in the Art of Jan van Eyck’, Malet St, room 414

Friday 26 April, Prof. Vanessa Harding, ‘Domestic Economies: London Households in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries’, room tbc.

Friday 24 May, Dr Laura Gowing, ‘Gender, Custom and the City: Female Apprentices in Late Seventeenth-Century London’

June: Prof. Lyndal Roper, date and title tbc

Membership for this current academic year is £7 and can be obtained at any of our events.
Unless otherwise specified the charge for each event is: members free (membership £7), non-members £4, donations welcome.

Events start at 18:30 unless otherwise noted.
We hope to see you soon!

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