Future Conferences

Faking it

Event Date: 
15 Aug 2019 to 17 Aug 2019

Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture


The University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 15-17th August 2019


Reworking Georgic

Event Date: 
09 Sep 2019 to 10 Sep 2019


University of Leeds 



Confirmed speakers: David Fairer (Leeds), Greg Garrard (British Columbia), Sue Edney (Bristol)  


Including a reading of poetry and prose with Simon Armitage, Helen Jukes, and Jack Thacker


Sixteenth Century Society and Conference

Event Date: 
17 Oct 2019 to 20 Oct 2019

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) invites proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its 2019 annual conference. Under the presidency of Walter Melion (Emory), the conference will take place from 17–20 October 2019 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch Hotel in St Louis, Missouri. 


The SCSC was founded to promote scholarship on the early modern era (c. 1450 – c. 1660) and traditionally papers have ranged across the following fields:


Imagining the Apocalypse

Event Date: 
19 Oct 2019

The Courtauld Institute of Art



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.

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






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


The Italian Quattocento Influences, interactions, transformations

Event Date: 
10 Jun 2020 to 11 Jun 2020

L’Italia del lungo Quattrocento: Influenze, interazioni, trasformazioni


Primo incontro: il politico


Convegno internazionale, Roma, 10-11 giugno 2020


Society for Renaissance Studies 9th Biennial Conference

Event Date: 
07 Jul 2020 to 09 Jul 2020

The Society for Renaissance Studies’ Ninth Biennial Conference will take place at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, between Tuesday 7th and Thursday 9th July 2020.

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