Past Lectures & Seminars

Paradise Lost 350th Anniversary, 1667-2017: Public Lecture

Event Date: 
20 Oct 2017

Library of Birmingham, 6.00 – 8.00 pm

The British Milton Seminar is pleased to announce a free public lecture, sponsored by the Universities of Birmingham and Leicester, to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the publication of John Milton’s Paradise Lost (1667). The lecture will be delivered by Professor Karen Edwards (University of Exeter), on ‘Slow Love in Paradise Lost‘.

Early Modern Forum: Pregnancy and early childhood in Renaissance England

Event Date: 
18 Oct 2017


S-1.04, Strand Building, King’s College London, 13:00-14:30

Speakers: Jenny Hardy (KCL): Timing Early Modern Conception On and Off Stage

Lauren Cantos (QMUL): Breastfeeding, Wet-nursing, and Moralising in the Early Modern Midwifery Guide

Marginalia Workshop c.1500-1700

Event Date: 
15 Sep 2017

Canterbury Christ Church University


(with an Exhibition at Canterbury Cathedral Library)


Call for Papers


Performing Restoration Shakespeare

Event Date: 
10 Jul 2017 to 13 Jul 2017




London Rare Books School 2017

Event Date: 
26 Jun 2017 to 14 Jul 2017

Applications are now open for the London Rare Books School 2017

The London Rare Books School (LRBS) is a series of five-day, intensive courses on a variety of book-related subjects taught in and around Senate House, University of London. London Rare Books School 2017 will take place from 26 - 30 June (week one), 3 - 7 July (week two), and for the first time the School will run a third week of courses from 10-14 July.

Travel, Transculturality, and Identity in England, c.1550-1700

Event Date: 
26 Jun 2017


15:00-18:00 at The University of Liverpool in London, 33 Finsbury Square

TIDE | Seminar


Writing Place in Early Modern England: State, Nation, Boundary

Event Date: 
23 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

Paris Early Modern Seminar & LRS Symposium

Keynes Library & 106, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

‘Raiment of needlework’: ornament and the church in 17th-century English literature

Event Date: 
21 Jun 2017

Seminar in Religion and Literature at Queen Mary University of London


Place: QMUL Mile End Campus, Graduate Centre room 222 (18 on the campus map)
Time: 5.15-6.45pm