Birkbeck Early Modern Society Events
We are pleased to announce our programme for coming academic year.
Friday 30 November: Dr Tara Hamling, â€˜Beyond the Closet: Material Props for Domestic Devotion in Post-Reformation Englandâ€™, Malet St, room B02
Friday 14 December: The Second Barry Coward Memorial Lecture: Prof. Brian Vickers, â€˜Can We Distinguish Science from Magic?â€™, Malet St 532, followed by our Xmas party in Malet St 151
Friday 25 January 2013, Dr Adam Smyth, â€˜Cutting up Books in Early Modern Englandâ€™ Malet St, room 538
Saturday 2 Feb, Conference â€˜Science, Magic and Religionâ€™, Malet St room B33 with refreshments in B30.
Friday 22 February, Katherine Hunt, â€˜ â€œImpetuous Huzzahs and Horrid Noiseâ€: The Sound and the Practice of Bell Ringing in Seventeenth-Century Englandâ€™, room tbc
Friday 22 March, Dr Richard Williams, â€˜Realism in the Art of Jan van Eyckâ€™, Malet St, room 414
Friday 26 April, Prof. Vanessa Harding, â€˜Domestic Economies: London Households in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuriesâ€™, room tbc.
Friday 24 May, Dr Laura Gowing, â€˜Gender, Custom and the City: Female Apprentices in Late Seventeenth-Century Londonâ€™
June: Prof. Lyndal Roper, date and title tbc
Membership for this current academic year is Â£7 and can be obtained at any of our events.
Unless otherwise specified the charge for each event is: members free (membership Â£7), non-members Â£4, donations welcome.
Events start at 18:30 unless otherwise noted.
We hope to see you soon!