Tamerlanes and Tamer-Chams: Exploring the Early Modern Turk Play

Event Date: 
11 Jun 2017

A new collaborative project between the Universities of Sussex and Kent, and Shakespeare’s Globe, will be launched with two play readings in June 2017: Philip Massinger's The Renegado (1624) and Thomas Kyd's Soliman and Perseda (1592).

Canterbury History Weekend: Tudors and Stuarts

Event Date: 
31 Mar 2017 to 02 Apr 2017

Speakers include Anna Keay, David Starkey, Glenn Richardson, and Alison Weir.


For more information please visit: or contact the Box Office on 01227 782994 or email

The Art of Disagreeing Badly: Religious Dispute in Early Modern Europe


The exhibition "The Art of Disagreeing Badly: Religious Dispute in Early Modern Europe" is now available on an interactive website.

Terrors of the Night

Event Date: 
20 May 2017
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe, 7.00pm

Stage reaading of "Terrors of the Night" by Thomas Nashe (published 1594)

Performance of Summer's Last Will and Testament by Thomas Nashe

Event Date: 
29 Sep 2017

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe

Tickets: £30 | £20 FoSG & Students | £10 Standing

Directed by Perry Mills, Performed by Edward's Boys from King Edward VI School, Stratford-Upon-Avon 

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Margaret Cavendish PhD at Liverpool Hope

Liverpool Hope University and l’Université Catholique de Lille are inviting applications for a PhD scholarship on Margaret Cavendish. The scholarship will fund full tuition fees for three years. The deadline for applications is January 13, 2017. More information can be found at the below link.


New Book Series: Premodern Crime and Punishment

New book series from Amsterdam University Press - proposals sought

G. Geltner, University of Amsterdam

Editorial Board
I. Alfonso Antón , CCHS Madrid
T. Dean, University of Roehampton
M. Korpiola, University of Turku
C. Lange, Utrecht University

Job Vacancy Assistant Professor, Renaissance Literature

The Department of English in the College of Arts & Science, University of Saskatchewan, invites applications for a three-year appointment in English Renaissance Literature at the Assistant Professor level, to begin July 1, 2017.

Applications will be accepted until 9 January, 2017 or until the position is filled.


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