Samuel Daniel, Poet and Historian: A Two-day Conference

Event Date: 
10 Sep 2015 to 11 Sep 2015

This is the first Conference devoted to Samuel Daniel (1562-1619), and it is presented by a consortium of universities—UCL’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges, the English Faculty at Oxford University, St John’s College Oxford, and the Royal College of Music.

Confirmed Speakers include: Warren Boutcher (QMUL); Christopher Goodwin (Lute Society); Karen Hearn (formerly of the Tate, Hon. Professor UCL).

Centres of Diplomacy, Centres of Culture I: The Habsburg and Papal Courts c.1450 to c.1630

Event Date: 
21 Sep 2015 to 22 Sep 2015

This event aims to bring early career scholars from different disciplinary angles (including, but not limited to History, History of Art, Modern Languages, English) into productive dialogue with one another. The conference will also feature a lunchtime workshop with specialists from the museum sector about working with museums for public engagement and teaching.

Montaigne in Early Modern England and Scotland

Event Date: 
06 Nov 2015 to 07 Nov 2015

Confirmed speakers: Warren Boutcher (Queen Mary); Will Hamlin (Washington State); Katie Murphy (Oxford); John O'Brien (Durham); Richard Scholar (Oxford); David Louis Sedley (Haverford)

Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference

School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow

18-20 July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Professor Neil Rhodes (University of St Andrews); Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow); Professor Evelyn Welch (King’s College, London)

Moments of Becoming: Transitions and Transformations in Early Modern Europe

Event Date: 
20 Nov 2015 to 21 Nov 2015

University of Limerick, Ireland.

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to explore the theme of ‘becoming’ in early modern European and Irish culture.

Plenary Speakers: Professor Daniel Carey (NUI Galway), Professor Raymond Gillespie (Maynooth University), Professor Alison Rowlands (University of Essex).

Historical Fictions Research Network Conference

Event Date: 
27 Feb 2016 to 28 Feb 2016

Anglia Ruskin University. Cambridge

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Ansgar Nünning of Universitat Giessen (Literature & American Studies).
Dr. Debbie Challis, Public Programmer, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London.


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