Past Conferences

Complaint and Grievance: Literary Traditions

Event Date: 
14 Feb 2019 to 15 Feb 2019

National Library of New Zealand / Victoria University of Wellington, NZ


‘O woe is me / To have seen what I have seen, see what I see’. Shakespeare’s Ophelia, wooed and cast aside by her one-time lover, Hamlet, amplifies her woe in the open-ended expression of grief that characterises complaint, a rhetorical mode that proliferates from the poetry of Ovid to the Bible, from the Renaissance to the modern day.


Twelfth Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference

Event Date: 
05 Feb 2019 to 08 Feb 2019


Sydney, Australia


The Family in the Pre-Modern Town

Event Date: 
26 Jan 2019

Pre-Modern Towns Conference 2019


Main Building, Rooms MAL 152 and MAL 153, Birkbeck College WC1E 7HX

Early Modern Global Soundscapes

Event Date: 
25 Jan 2019 to 26 Jan 2019

A Workshop

Humanities Research Centre, University of York. 




British Library Doctoral Open Day

Event Date: 
21 Jan 2019

the British Library is running a Doctoral Open Day for research students interested in our 17th & 18th Century Collections. The event will take place on 21 January 2019 and is designed to explain the practicalities of using the Library and its services, plus help new PhD students navigate our physical and online collections. 


Shakespeare and the animal world

Event Date: 
10 Jan 2019 to 12 Jan 2019

Call for papers for the 2019 Société Française Shakespeare conference

Paris, Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe



Sense & Matter in Early Modern Europe

Event Date: 
21 Dec 2018

A Conference in Honour of Evelyn Welch


CALL FOR PAPERS: Early Career Researchers – Lightning Talks

To mark Professor Welch’s 60th birthday and to celebrate her contribution to art history and material culture studies, we are holding a one day conference at King’s College London.

Perceiving Processions

Event Date: 
24 Nov 2018


Eighth Early Modern Symposium