Past Conferences

Artisans of the Surface in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750

Event Date: 
20 Sep 2018 to 21 Sep 2018

King’s College London


Programme can be downloaded below.


The two-day workshop is organised as part of the Renaissance Skin project ( Follow us @RenSkinKCL and use #surfaceartisans


Living in a Magical World: Inner Lives, 1300-1900

Event Date: 
17 Sep 2018 to 19 Sep 2018


St Anne's College, Oxford

The event is organised by the Leverhulme Trust research project 'Inner Lives: Emotions, Identity, and the Supernatural, 1300-1900' ( Further details can be found at:

Beyond Truth: Fiction and (Dis)information in the Early Modern World

Event Date: 
17 Sep 2018 to 18 Sep 2018

Venue: New College, Oxford

Organisers: Emma Claussen, Thomas Goodwin, Luca Zenobi

Keynote speakers:   Emily Butterworth (King’s College, London) & Alejandra Dubcovsky (University of California, Riverside)


Writing Lives in Europe, 1500-1700

Event Date: 
06 Sep 2018 to 08 Sep 2018

University College Dublin


Call for Papers



Proposals (comprising a title, 200 word abstract, up to 5 keywords & 100 word biography) should be sent to by 16 March 2018.



C15th Century Conference

Event Date: 
06 Sep 2018 to 08 Sep 2018


ICMA Centre, University of Reading


Livelier Than Life: the Life of Art in Early Modern Europe

Event Date: 
06 Sep 2018 to 07 Sep 2018
Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Keynote speakers: Neil Kenny and Caroline van Eck

Living Well With Books

Event Date: 
05 Sep 2018 to 07 Sep 2018


Centre for Material Texts, Richmond Building, University of Bristol



On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700

Event Date: 
26 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018

University of Liverpool, London Campus, 33 Finsbury Square EC2A 1AG


TIDE is pleased to announce that registration is now open for 'On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Trnsculturality, 1550-1700'


Confirmed speakers include: Marina Warner, Raingard Esser, Katy Gobbons, Imtiaz Habib, Claire Jowitt, Beverley Lemire, Gerald MacLean, Angela McShane, Sarah Knight, Barbara Ravelhofer, Edmond Smith


Authority, Gender and Social Relations

Event Date: 
23 Jul 2018 to 25 Jul 2018





Radical Mischief: A Conference Inviting Experiment in Theatre, Thought and Politics

Event Date: 
20 Jul 2018 to 21 Jul 2018


The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

This conference will see artists, academics and educators working together to challenge ideas about everything from gender to democracy. A new and ambitious dialogue between theatre and scholarship has the potential to refresh the quality and impact of thought and action in both arenas. In unstable times, can such inter-disciplinary discourse reinvigorate the spirit of democracy itself?