New Book Series: Food Culture, Food History (13th- 19th centuries)

The history and culture of food has been the object of wide-ranging methodological approaches: literary, cultural, economic, and material, to name just a few. The expanding interest that food has elicited in the past few decades confirms the importance of a field that is still very much in the making, while it conti

New Book Series: Cultures of Play, 1300-1700

Cultures of Play, 1300-1700 provides a forum for investigating the full scope of medieval and early modern play, from toys and games to dramatic performances, from etiquette manuals and literary texts to bulls and tractates, from jousting to duels, and from education to early scientific investigation. Inspi

New Book Series: Early Modern Court Studies

The early modern court in Europe was a political and cultural powerhouse and a hotbed of confessional intrigue, factional rivalry and international diplomacy. With a potent confluence of power, prestige and capital, the court set the tone for cultural innovation and fashions, provided for large numbers of people in food, board, wages and/or perquisites, wh


Event Date: 
31 Aug 2018 to 06 Jan 2019

Exhibition at the Ashmolean, Museum of Art and Archaeology

University of Oxford, Beaumont Street, Oxford


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





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