Past Conferences

Women, Weapons, and War Workshop

Event Date: 
01 Jun 2018

University of Edinburgh


The Soundscape of the Venetian Terraferma in the Early Modern Era.

Event Date: 
01 Jun 2018 to 03 Jun 2018

International Conference celebrating 475 Years of the Accademia Filarmonica of Verona


Conference Website


Burckhardt at 200

Event Date: 
31 May 2018 to 01 Jun 2018

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at the British Academy, London

This conference will task an interdisciplinary team of scholars of Renaissance studies, as well as of Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897) himself, to interrogate both the Swiss historian’s own agenda as well as the contemporary validity and hermeneutic helpfulness of the label ‘Italian Renaissance’

Materialism of Early Modern Entertainments

Event Date: 
26 May 2018

 Queen Mary University of London


Rather than asking, “What is the attitude of a work to the relations of production of its time?” I would like to ask, “What is its position in them?”

– Walter Benjamin, “The Author as Producer”


Art and Ideas on the Move, 1400-1600

Event Date: 
25 May 2018

Annual Renaissance Postgraduate Symposium: Call for papers

The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

‘[H]e who changes his country or place of habitation seems to change his nature, talents, character, and personal habits, insomuch that sometimes he seems to be not the same man but another, and all dazed and stupefied’ (Giorgio Vasari on Rosso Fiorentino, trans. Gaston du C. Vere (1909))