Memory and Movement in the Early Modern City

Event Date: 
13 May 2015


A symposium sponsored by the Exeter Centre for Early Modern Studies

Wednesday 13 May, Queens MR3, University of Exeter


2-3pm: Session 1

Philip Schwyzer (Exeter), ‘Walking in Shakespeare’s London: Reflections on a Failed Experiment’

Nicola Whyte (Exeter), ‘Dwelling in the Early Modern City: Pathways and Boundaries’

3-4pm: Session 2

Daniel MacCannell (Historical Detective Agency), ‘Memory, Mystery, and Money: The Early Modern City Today’

Fabrizio Nevola (Exeter), ‘Walking in Renaissance Florence: Place, Space and Experience in the Early Modern City’

4-5pm: Keynote paper

Andrew Gordon (Aberdeen), ‘Memory and the Civic Habitus in Eastward Ho’