Our next event: How to be an Early Modern Emperor

Happy New Year!

We are delighted to start the new term with a talk by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto entitled ‘How to be an Early Modern Emperor’,

The event will take place on 22 January at Birkbeck, room G16, Malet Street (entrance in Torrington Square) and begins at 6.30 (drinks provided).

The charge for the event is £4 for non members but it is free for members (membership £7). (See below for more details.)
Felipe Fernandez-Armesto is the William P. Reynolds Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. His teaching interests include: Spanish history and the history of late medieval and early modern colonial societies, with special attention to cartography, maritime subjects, exploration, and cultural exchanges. In recent years, he has made contributions to global history, and to environmental history, especially on a global scale.

Among other distinctions, he has won the John Carter Brown Medal, the Caird Medal of the National Maritime Museum (UK), and the Tercentenary Medal of the Society of Antiquaries of London. His publications include Columbus (1991), Civilizations (2000), Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration (2006), and 1492. The Year the World Began (2009). His most recently published book is A Foot in the River: Why Our Lives Change – and the Limits of Evolution (2015).

We look forward to seeing on on 22 January.
Unless otherwise specified the charge for each LECTURE event is: members free (membership £7), non-members £4, donations welcome.

IMPORTANT: We would prefer you to join the Early Modern Society ONLINE in advance. Membership costs £7. OR you may purchase an ONLINE non members ticket, price £4 if you just want to attend a lecture as a one off without joining.

Please go to www.birkbeckunion.org/groups
You will find the Early Modern Society in the Academic category
To join please register (even if you are not a student) and choose either Student Membership £7 (CURRENT Birkbeck Students ONLY) or Associate Membership £7 (if you are not a current Birkbeck Student).
Membership, only £7, entitles you to free entry to our all lectures and is valid for the academic year 2015/16.
If you want a non-member ticket please find the event and buy a £4 ticket.
We only sell £4 advance tickets when the venue for future events is confirmed

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