Past Lectures & Seminars

The Relation of Literature and Learning to Social Hierarchy in Early Modern Europe

Event Date: 
24 Jan 2018


The following seminars will be held at 2.00pm (ending by 3.30pm) in Hilary Term 2018 in the Wharton Room, All Souls College, Oxford. Sessions are on Wednesdays except the second, which is on a Monday. There will be two papers per session.

English travellers, spies, and diplomats in foreign courts

Event Date: 
20 Nov 2017

TIDE | Travel, Transculturality, and Identity in England, c.1550-1700 - Seminar

Patronage & Processionals: Courtly ritual in the reign of James VI

Event Date: 
17 Nov 2017

Riddle's Court, 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PG

Time: 09.30 - 16.00
Morning session will be at Riddle's Court 09.30 - 13.30
Afternoon session will be at St Cecilia's Hall 14.00-16.00


£30 full price, £25 concession


Society for Neo-Latin Studies, Annual Lecture

Event Date: 
17 Nov 2017

5pm, Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre in Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
(21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT)


Dr Martin Wiggins / Dr Elizabeth Sandis (The Shakespeare Institute):
‘Dramatic Discoveries: ‘New’ Plays of the English Renaissance’

Lorna Hutson at UCL

Event Date: 
01 Nov 2017


The UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges is delighted to welcome Lorna Hutson (Merton Professor of English Literature, Oxford). Professor Hutson will speak on 'Debt and doorways in Renaissance comedy', at 5.00-7.00pm on Wed 1st Nov, in Foster Court 307. 


Paradise Lost 350th Anniversary, 1667-2017: Public Lecture

Event Date: 
20 Oct 2017

Library of Birmingham, 6.00 – 8.00 pm

The British Milton Seminar is pleased to announce a free public lecture, sponsored by the Universities of Birmingham and Leicester, to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the publication of John Milton’s Paradise Lost (1667). The lecture will be delivered by Professor Karen Edwards (University of Exeter), on ‘Slow Love in Paradise Lost‘.

Early Modern Forum: Pregnancy and early childhood in Renaissance England

Event Date: 
18 Oct 2017


S-1.04, Strand Building, King’s College London, 13:00-14:30

Speakers: Jenny Hardy (KCL): Timing Early Modern Conception On and Off Stage

Lauren Cantos (QMUL): Breastfeeding, Wet-nursing, and Moralising in the Early Modern Midwifery Guide

Marginalia Workshop c.1500-1700

Event Date: 
15 Sep 2017

Canterbury Christ Church University


(with an Exhibition at Canterbury Cathedral Library)


Call for Papers