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Barry Coward Memorial Lecture 2014

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Ann Hughes, ‘Going to Sermons in Revolutionary England’ Friday 13 June 2014 We are delighted to welcome Ann Hughes, Professor of Early Modern History, Keele University who will present the 2014 Barry Coward Memorial Lecture. Professor Hughes will be speaking on ‘Going to Sermons in Revolutionary England’. Professor Hughes is a historian of early modern [...]

Dr Angela McShane, V&A, ‘How Happy’s the State where no Discord is Breeding?’

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

The Politipop of Seventeenth Century England Friday 23 May at Birkbeck room MAL G16 at 6.30 We are pleased to welcome back Dr Angela McShane from the V&A. Dr McShane has kindly given us a abstract to whet your appetite: In the fraught and divided religious and political landscape of seventeenth-century England, Protestant balladeers and [...]

Our Next Event: Miranda Kaufmann, ‘Africans in Early Modern London’, 25 April

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Malet Street, Room B18, 6.30 For our next event we are very pleased to welcome historian Dr Miranda Kaufmann to the Birkbeck Early Modern Society. Dr Kaufmann has found evidence of over 350 Africans in Renaissance Britain, worked with the National Trust and English Heritage and contributed entries to the Oxford Companion to Black British History. To find out more about Dr [...]

Our Next Event: Dr Janet Ravenscroft, 21 March

Monday, March 10th, 2014

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 [...]

Spring and Summer Events, 2014

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

 Our forthcoming events include our annual student conference and the Barry Coward Memorial Lecture. Saturday 15 February: Student Conference, ‘Vice and Virtue in the Early Modern Period’, 13:30-17:00. Friday 21 March: Dr Janet Ravenscroft, ‘”Who Are You Looking At?”: Picturing Difference in Early Modern Spain’. Friday 25 April: Miranda Kaufman, Independent Scholar, ‘Africans in London. [...]

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