SRS Book Series

This series is dedicated to the exploration of the many cultures of knowledge, learning, reading and performing in the Renaissance and Early Modern world (c.1400-c.1700). We invite high quality proposals for monographs and edited volumes from across the wide range of existing and possible future fields of Renaissance and early modern studies.


Maritime Humanities, 1400–1800: Cultures of the Sea

Call for Proposals:

Interdisciplinary in its approach, Maritime Humanities, 1400–1800: Cultures of the Sea welcomes books from across the full range of
humanities subjects, and invites submissions that conceptually engage with issues of globalization, post-colonialism, eco-criticism, environmentalism, and the histories of science and technology.

Series Editors
Claire Jowitt, University of East Anglia, UK
John McAleer, University of Southampton, UK

Diplomacy and Gender in the Early Modern World (1400-1800)

Event Date: 
11 Jun 2018 to 12 Jun 2018


University of Oxford

Organiser: Ruggero Sciuto

Keynote Speaker: Lucien Bély (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (February 2018)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 32, no. 1, February 2018) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website.

Secret Lives Exposed: If Walls Could Talk

Event Date: 
01 Mar 2018


with novelist Sarah Dunant and historians Bettany Hughes and Suzannah Lipscomb

The Royal Geographical Society, London

Just a Drop Annual Talk 2018

Scholarships for interdisciplinary research projects at Fondazione Giorgio Cini

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice offers residential scholarships to Italian and international PhDs and post-doc students (who must not be over 40 years old on 10 March 2018) wishing to further their studies of Italian culture – especially that of the Veneto – with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: early printed books, art history, literature, music, drama, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities.



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