Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference

Event Date: 
18 Jul 2016 to 20 Jul 2016

Detail from Blaeu's 1654 map of ScotlandSchool of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow): ‘“Patsy Presbys”, or “Pulling the Wool Off Living Sheep”: Milton’s Observations (1649) and Ulster Presbyterianism’
  • Professor Neil Rhodes (University of St Andrews): ‘Making Common in Sixteenth-Century England’
  • Professor Evelyn Welch (King’s College, London): ‘Renaissance Skin’


The call for papers has now closed.


Membership: all delegates must be members of the SRS to attend the conference. To join, please follow this link.



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Accompanying events will include visits to leading Renaissance sites and collections in and around Glasgow (including Stirling Castle), a concert of Renaissance music and an exhibition of Renaissance prints at the Hunterian Art Gallery.


The conference organizers are Dr Luca Guariento & Dr Tom Nichols (

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Please note that the Society is particularly keen to encourage postgraduates to offer papers, and we will be able to offer bursaries to cover registration fees. Further information about bursary applications is available on the registration page.


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