Our Next Event: Dr Janet Ravenscroft, 21 March

Friday 21 March: Dr Janet Ravenscroft, ‘”Who Are You Looking At?” Picturing Difference in Early Modern Spain’, Birkbeck Malet Street, 6.30, room 153

We are delighted to welcome Dr Janet Ravenscroft, a long standing supporter of the Birkbeck Early Modern Society.

Dr Ravenscroft is the author of ‘Invisible friends: questioning the representation of the court dwarf in Habsburg Spain’ in Waltraud Ernst ed., Histories of the Normal and the Abnormal (Routledge, 2006) and ‘Dwarfs – and a Loca – as Ladies’ Maids at the Spanish Habsburg Courts’ in Nadine Akkerman & Birgit Houben eds.,The Politics of Female Households: Ladies-in-waiting across Early Modern Europe (Brill, 2013).

Members free (membership £7), non-members £4, donations welcome.

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