Archive for the 'Seminars/Lectures' Category

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: [...]

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 [...]

European history 1500-1800 seminar at the IHR, London

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Conveners: Philip Broadhead, Julian Swann, Peter Campbell, Filippo de Vivo, John Henderson, Joël Félix.  Mondays at 17.15 in Room G21A Senate House, Malet Street, LONDON WC1E 7HU. Autumn 2013 11 November:  Dr Andrea Guidi (Birkbeck) ‘Record keeping and warfare in Renaissance Italy: the Florentine militia, from Machiavelli to the Medici’ 9 December:   Dr Marc-André [...]

Society, Culture and Belief 1500-1800 seminars

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Convenors: Laura Gowing (King’s College London), Kate Hodgkin (University of East London) Michael Hunter (Birkbeck) and Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck).  The academic year 2013-14 marks the 35th anniversary of the founding of this seminar in 1979, and this will be celebrated by a miscellany of papers by old and new friends of the seminar.  Seminars will [...]

The History of Pre-modern Medicine Seminars at The Wellcome Trust, Autumn 2013

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Tues 15th Oct, Anita Guerrini (Oregon State), ‘The Galenist as Mechanist: Claude Perrault and the Natural History of Animals’.  Tues 29th Oct, François-Olivier Touati (Tours), ‘Between the East and the West : transmission of diseases, connection of medical responses during the Middle Ages’.  Tues 5th Nov, Hannah Newton (Cambridge), ‘“O how sweet is ease!”: Recovering [...]

Birkbeck Early Modern Society