Past Conferences

George Herbert Society 5th Triennial Conference

Event Date: 
18 May 2017 to 21 May 2017

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 AND Université Sorbonne / Paris IV

“Bee Covetous, then, of all good which you see in Frenchmen”


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

  • Helen Wilcox, Bangor University, Wales
  • Richard Strier, The University of Chicago


Call for Papers

The Clergy in Early Modern Scotland

Event Date: 
12 May 2017

New College, Edinburgh

Call for Papers


Space, Place and Image in Early Modern English Literature

Event Date: 
11 May 2017 to 13 May 2017


University of Lausanne, Switzerland


Confirmed keynote speakers:

SRS Annual Lecture: Talking Books in the Age of Print

Event Date: 
05 May 2017

4.30pm at the Warburg Institute


Jennifer Richards, 'Talking Books in the Age of Print'


Jennifer Richards is Joseph Cowen Professor of English Literature at Newcastle University. A specialist in writers of the mid to late sixteenth century, she has published extensively on the history of ideas and political thought, the history of reading, the history of rhetoric and the medical humanities.

Maiolica Before Raphael

Event Date: 
05 May 2017


Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, 10:30-16:30