Birkbeck Early Modern Society Events, 2013-14

Autumn/Spring Term Meetings*

  • 1 Nov 13  AGM, followed by Nicola Costaras (Victoria & Albert Museum)
    ‘Early Modern Blues’, Room MAL B20

  • 22 Nov 13   Andy Kesson (Roehampton University)
    ‘”Peculiar houses”: The Newness of Early Modern Theatres’

  • 13 Dec 13   Sir Keith Thomas (All Souls, Oxford)
    ‘What did it Mean in Early Modern England to be “Civilized”?’ (followed by Christmas drinks party)

  • 17 Jan 14  Professor Penelope Corfield (Royal Holloway)
    ‘Vauxhall Gardens and the Eroticisation of Mass Entertainments’

*All meetings start at 6.30 except the Annual General Meeting on 1 November 2013 which will start at 6.00pm, preceding Nicola Costaras’s talk at 6.30pm. Further speakers will be confirmed in due course. Unless otherwise specified, each event is free for members free (annual membership £7), non-members £4, donations welcome.

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