We are delighted to announce our first lecture of the academic year to take place on 23 October 2015 by Dr Stephen Brogan entitled ‘Rivals to Charles II? Valentine Greatrakes, the duke of Monmouth and the royal touch in Restoration England, 1660-85’. Refreshments will be available.
Where: Birkbeck Malet Street room BO2, Friday 23 October
When: The lecture starts at 6.30 and is preceded by our AGM at 6.00
Dr Stephen Brogan was a founder and was the president of the EMS from 2006-13. He is now a visiting lecturer at Royal Holloway University of London. Dr Brogan is the author of a groundbreaking new book, ‘The Royal Touch in Early Modern England: Politics , Medicine and Sin’
IMPORTANT: We would prefer you to join the Early Modern Society ONLINE in advance. Membership costs £7. To join please choose either Student Membership £7 (CURRENT Birkbeck Students ONLY) or Associate Membership £7 (if you are not a current Birkbeck Student). Membership entitles you to free entry to our all lectures and is valid for the academic year 2015/16.
Join here: http://www.birkbeckunion.org/groups/early-modern-society
OR you may purchase an ONLINE non-members ticket, price £4 if you just want to hear Dr Brogan on the 23rd without joining the Society. Event ticket: http://www.birkbeckunion.org/groups/early-modern-society/events/lecture–3