Past Conferences

Devotional Writing in Print and Manuscript in Early Modern England, 1558-1700

Event Date: 
26 Jun 2017
University of Warwick, Ramphal Building


Confirmed plenary speakers:

  • Emeritus Professor Bernard Capp (University of Warwick)
  • Dr. Johanna Harris (University of Exeter).


Alberti ludens: A conference in memory of Cecil Grayson

Event Date: 
26 Jun 2017 to 27 Jun 2017


Taylor Institution, St Giles, Oxford


Registration is now open


Shakespeare and Marx

Event Date: 
24 Jun 2017


Playing and Playgoing in Early Modern England

Event Date: 
23 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

The Queen's College, Oxford


This interdisciplinary conference will interrogate the current state of criticism on the interactions between: performance spaces; the bodily, sensory and material experiences of the playhouse; and playgoers’ responses to, and engagements with, the theatre. Confirmed speakers include Natasha Korda, Tiffany Stern, Emma Smith, Laurie Maguire, Lucy Munro, Gillian Woods, Sarah Dustagheer, Jackie Watson, Will Tosh, Eoin Price, Simon Smith, and Emma Whipday.


Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Event Date: 
23 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

Radcliffe Humanities Building - University of Oxford


Layers of Parchment, Layers of Time: Reconstructing Manuscripts 800 – 1600

Event Date: 
23 Jun 2017


Pembroke College, University of Cambridge

Confirmed keynote speaker: Dr David Rundle, ‘Utopia, Babel and Dystopias, past and present’.

Michelangelo & Sebastiano

Event Date: 
23 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

An academic conference about Michelangelo and Sebastiano's art and collaboration

Sainsbury Wing Lecture Theatre, National Gallery, London

Territory, Politics and Performance in Tudor England

Event Date: 
22 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017

Northumbria University

Plenary speakers:

  • Professor Andrew Hadfield (University of Sussex)
  • Professor Jessica Winston (Idaho State University)


Virtù, Stato, Sovranità. Political Thought in Italy c. 1300-c. 1800.

Event Date: 
20 Jun 2017



A major conference on this subject will take place in Christ’s College, Cambridge on 20 June 2017 (9.30 am-6.45 pm).