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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. [...]

Our Next Event: Did Elizabeth’s Gender Really Matter?

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Dr Susan Doran When and where: CANCELLED due to floods We hope to be able to welcome Susan Doran at a later date. Watch this space! Thursday 13 February, Birkbeck Malet Street Room 152, 6.30pm (free to members: Membership £7; non-members £4) We are delighted to welcome Dr Susan Doran, Senior Research Fellow in History [...]

Our Next Event: 17 Jan, Professor Corfield, ‘Vauxhall Gardens & the Eroticisation of Mass Entertainments’

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Our next event  will be on Friday 17 January: Professor Penelope Corfield (Royal Holloway), ‘Vauxhall Gardens and the Eroticisation of Mass Entertainments’, room B33, Birkbeck, Malet Street, 6.30 start. We delighted to  welcome Profesor Corfield to Birkbeck. She has published numerous books and essays on British history post 1600, and also on History as a [...]

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