SRS Early Career Researcher Conference Paper Prize

Following the SRS Biennial Conference in Sheffield, Early Career Researchers were invited to submit the papers they presented to the SRS Conference Paper Prize. 44 papers were assessed by fourteen judges. The panels were impressed by the high quality of scholarship and the vibrancy of the research being undertaken by ECRS. 


The prize of £100 was awarded to Catherine Evans (Sheffield) for ‘Timely Notes: Annotated Almanacs’


The highly commended award of £60 was split between two runners-up

Award for SRS Book Series Author

The Society for Renaissance Studies warmly congratulates Dr Angela Andreani (Milan) on winning the Mariangela Tempera Book Prize 2018. This prize is awarded triennially by the Italian Association of Shakespeare and Early Modern Studies for the best book published in the field of English Studies.

SRS Book Prize 2018: Winner Announced




Eleanor Chan: Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-19)

Dr Eleanor Chan holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge.


New SRS Postdoctoral Fellows Announced (2018-19)

The Fellowships Committee is pleased to announce Amy Lidster and Eleanor Chan as the winners of this year's Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition (2018-19). Amy's project is entitled 'Challenging authorship and authority in early modern paratexts' and Eleanor's project is 'Reading through style: Conscious lines in European vocal polyphony and visual culture c.1600'.

Amy Lidster: Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-19)


Dr Amy Lidster completed her PhD in English Literature at King’s College London in 2017. Her thesis offered a reappraisal of the history play as a genre, both on the stage and in print. Amy’s new postdoctoral project is entitled Challenging authorship and authority in early modern playbook paratexts.


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