The Translation of Cultures and the Making of Histories

Event Date: 
22 May 2019

Classical and Western Legacies Revisited (1500-­‐1900): The Translation of Cultures and the Making of Histories



King’s College London, Bush House (SE) 6.03

Simon Ditchfield (University of York) ‘Eleven thousand times eleven thousand’: the cult of St Ursula and her companions in the making of a world religion

Sarah Knight (University of Leicester) ‘For Latine is our mother tongue’: cultural and linguistic translation at the early modern universities

Andrew Laird (Brown University) Biblical translation and the invention of Nahuatl literature ‐ the legacies of Amerindian Latinists in Sixteenth‐Century Mexico

Javed Majeed (King’s College London) ‘World philology’and Indian legacies in British colonial linguistics: G.A. Grierson’s Linguistic Survey of India (1903-­‐1928)


Please register at by 5 May 2019.