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CFP: Domestic Drama and Political Culture collection

Monday, August 25th, 2014

In the early modern period, the household was commonly perceived as analogical to the state, the head of the household, a king, the servants, his subjects: ‘An houshold’, John Dod and Robert Cleaver wrote in 1598, ‘is as it were a little Commonwealth’. Towards the end of the sixteenth-century, the domestic received particular attention from [...]

CFP: Ad Vivum? 21-22 Nov 2014; Proposals by 15 Aug

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Friday 21 November and Saturday 22 November 2014 (please note change in date from 20-21 Nov) The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN Call for Papers The term ad vivum and its cognates al vivo, au vif, nach dem Leben and naer het leven have been applied since the thirteenth century [...]

CFP: Medieval and Renaissance Lost Libraries

Monday, January 20th, 2014

The 2014 conference of CILIP’s Library and Information History Group will have the theme ‘Medieval and Renaissance Lost Libraries’. It will be held at Senate House in London on Saturday 12 July 2014. The guest speaker is Dr Raphaële Mouren, Librarian and Deputy Director of the Warburg Institute. Papers are welcome on such topics as [...]

Call for Papers: Our 7th Student Conference: Vice & Virtue in the Early Modern Period

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

The Birkbeck Early Modern Society is pleased to announce its 7th annual student conference on the theme of ‘Vice and Virtue in the Early Modern Period’ to take place on Saturday 15 February 2014. This conference provides an ideal forum to showcase student research as well as opportunities to develop presentation skills. We are interested [...]

CFP: Early Modernists and the Archives, 1400-1800

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

10 June 2014 The National Archives, Kew SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDE: Dr Angela McShane (V&A Museum), Dr Mark Jenner (University of York CREMS) & Dr Nick Barratt (TNA) The archives are an essential tool for researchers of the early modern period. This one-day conference will focus on the vast manuscript collection of The National Archives in [...]

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