Past Conferences

Un-making Architecture

Event Date: 
12 Feb 2020 to 15 Feb 2020

Jason Eugene Nguyen, Getty Research Institute (
Elizabeth J. Petcu, University of Edinburgh (

Call for Papers:

Un-making Architecture

Session at the College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago,12-15 February, 2020

Language and knowledge in early modern Britain

Event Date: 
15 Nov 2019 to 16 Nov 2019

circulating words, expanding lexicons



Organised by the universities of Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris Diderot, Paris Nanterre, Angers, and the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, as part of a series of events devoted to the uses of polyglossia in the early modern period, and sponsored by the Institut Universitaire de France.


Confirmed keynote speaker: Philip Durkin, Oxford English Dictionary


Renaissance Man: Re-Appraisal and Re-Invention

Event Date: 
14 Nov 2019 to 16 Nov 2019

International Conference: 


Organizer: The Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata



Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Michelangelo Zaccarello, University of Pisa
  • Professor Martin Dzelzainis, University of Leicester



Call for Papers


Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives

Event Date: 
14 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019


The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG


An Anatomy of England: Material culture and early modern character sketches

Event Date: 
08 Nov 2019

Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines – Paris Saclay, Laboratoire DYPAC (Dynamiques Patrimoniales et Culturelles) EA 2449






Decoding the Past: Critical Editions and their Editors

Event Date: 
01 Nov 2019 to 02 Nov 2019

Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin


Civil Religion from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Event Date: 
23 Oct 2019 to 24 Oct 2019

Civil religion - the belief that public religion could be subsumed within the administration of the state - has long been recognised by intellectual historians of the early modern period as a feature of republican discourse, most often conceived of as an inheritance from ancient Rome. This recognition, however, has allowed civil religion to remain underexplored as an intellectual tradition on its own terms.

Imagining the Apocalypse

Event Date: 
19 Oct 2019

The Courtauld Institute of Art