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New Book: Politics of Female Households: Ladies-in-waiting across Early Modern Europe

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The Politics of Female Households is the first collection that seeks to integrate ladies-in-waiting into the master narrative of early modern court studies. Presenting evidence and analysis of the multifarious ways in which ‘women above stairs’ shaped the European courts of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, it argues for a reassessment of their political influence. [...]

Modern Early Modernism: Photos from our 6th Student Conference

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Birkbeck EMS 6th Student Conference Many thanks to Birkbeck Early Modern Society Member Joanne O’Brien for giving us some images from our sixth student conference on 2 February 2013. (All retain her copyright.) Keynote Speaker Professor Michael Hunter: Our Science, Magic and Religion themed conference marked his retirement and celebrated his work. After a day [...]

Dr Laura Jacobs, ‘Writing about Blindness in Early Modern England: the case of John Milton ‘, 23 March

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Dr Laura Jacobs, ‘Writing about Blindness in Early Modern England: the case of John Milton (1608-1674)’, Friday 23 March, 6.30 pm, Malet St, room B18 We are delighted to invite you to our next event at which our secretary, Dr Laura Jacobs, will present some of the findings of her PhD on Milton and blindness [...]

Early Modern Europe Seminars at the IHR

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Early Modern Europe Seminars at the IHR Mondays at 17.00 in the Holden Room (Room 20 Boardroom 103), Senate House, Malet Street, LONDON WC1E 7HU Autumn Term 2011 31 October Dr Emma Barker (Open University) ‘Il n’y a point de tableau plus charmant que celui de la famille: Constructing domesticity in eighteenth-century France’ 14 November [...]

Royal Touch in Tudor England

Monday, January 24th, 2011

The Royal Touch in Tudor England: Revival and Reformation Saturday 19th February 2011 2.00 pm Stephen Brogan (Birkbeck and President of the Birkbeck Early Modern Society) Institute of Historical Research, Malet Street, Senate House WC1 Historical Association members free Visitors £3 – no need to pre-book – join as a branch member (£10 p.a.) on [...]

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