Archive for the 'Early Modern Events' Category

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 [...]

Society for Court Studies Seminars 2014

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Seminars are held at 6pm at New York University, 6 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RA. 17 February Dr Charlotte Bolland, National Portrait Gallery ‘SAT SUPER EST’: A portrait of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, and court culture during the reign of Henry VIII 10 March Dr Yvonne Ward, La Trobe University, Australia Censoring a Queen: [...]

Rediscovering Rycote Wikipedia Editathon

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Interested in Tudor history? Become a Wikipedia editor for the day The Bodleian Libraries are organising a Wikipedia editathon focusing on the Rediscovering Rycote online resource ( The Rediscovering Rycote project provides stories and documents about the history of one of England’s most important lost Tudor mansions. Over 300 years, Rycote Manor welcomed all manner of [...]

Renaissance Loves

Friday, November 1st, 2013

London Renaissance Seminar 9 November, 2.00pm-6.00pm Room 124 Birkbeck College 43 Gordon Square Ms Linda Grant (Birkbeck), ‘“Loved as no woman shall ever be loved again”: Catullus and the shaping of sixteenth-century English love poetry’ Professor Stephen Guy-Bray (Toronto) , ‘“Militat omnis amans”: Love as War in Renaissance Sonnets’ Professor Will Fisher (NYU), ‘“Seignor Dildo’s [...]

IHR Society, Culture and Belief Seminars

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Society, Culture and Belief, 1500-1800 Convenors: Laura Gowing (King’s College London), Kate Hodgkin (University of East London) Michael Hunter (Birkbeck), and Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck). Seminars will take place in the Bedford Room, G37, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1, on the following Thursdays at 5.30 p.m. All are welcome! 10 October Peter Burke (Emmanuel College, [...]

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