Past Conferences

Perceiving Processions

Event Date: 
24 Nov 2018


Eighth Early Modern Symposium

“Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines

Event Date: 
17 Nov 2018


University of Warwick

Funded by the Humanities Research Centre and the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies

Jesuits and Their Families

Event Date: 
01 Nov 2018 to 04 Nov 2018


Albuquerque, New Mexico

‘On Difficulty in Early Modern Literature’: a symposium

Event Date: 
26 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

King’s College, London


This two-day international symposium we will trace how the concept of literary difficulty develops through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, following the first use of the term as meaning ‘hard to understand’. 

Art of the Invisible

Event Date: 
19 Oct 2018

An interdisciplinary conference at The Courtauld Institute of Art exploring art’s relationship with the invisible

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, WC2R 0RN
9.15am – 7.00pm (with registration from 8.45am)



SRS Annual Welsh Lecture: Lloyd Bowen

Event Date: 
11 Oct 2018

Appeals of Memory: Petitions & Partisan Welfare during and after the British Civil War

Drinks reception 5–6, Lecture 6–7.30 pm

John Percival Room 2.01, Cardiff University

Lloyd Bowen, Reader in History at Cardiff University, will discuss politicised welfare during and after the British civil wars of the 1640s and 1650s.