Publications

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/459208

Renaissance Studies

Renaissance Studies is the Society’s quarterly multi-disciplinary journal, publishing articles and editions of documents covering all aspects of Renaissance history and culture. Latest Issue

SRS_book_series_header

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).

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/435810

Bulletin

The Bulletin is published twice a year and is issued free to members. It contains substantial articles relating to SRS events and reports on Society-funded projects and conferences.

Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (June 2022)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 36, no. 3, June 2022) is now available online via the Wiley Online Library.   Articles Annet den Haan, ‘Changing Jerome’s Bible: Biblical quotations in the patristic translations of Lampugnino Birago (1390–1472) and George of Trebizond (1396–1472/3)’, pages 358-376 Tom Hamilton ‘The evidence of hearsay in criminal proceedings…

Read More »

SRS Vice-Chair Nominations

The position of vice-chair of the Society will be vacant and open to nominations, for election at the summer AGM (6 May 2022). Nominations should be made on the formal nomination form (available in the Members’ Area of the website) and addressed to the Secretary of the Society, to arrive at least 21 days before…

Read More »

SRS Book Series Interviews: Ian Campbell and Floris Verhaart

In our latest interview with authors from the Society for Renaissance Studies book series, we talk to Ian Campbell and Floris Verhaart about their forthcoming book Protestant Politics Beyond Calvin, the appeal of early modern studies and advice to PhD students starting out in intellectual history.   1) What drew you towards Renaissance and Early…

Read More »

SRS Book Series Interviews: Kaarlo Havu

In this, the first of our new series of interviews with authors from the Society for Renaissance Studies book series, we talk to Kaarlo Havu about Juan Luis Vives, Renaissance Studies and whether all early modernists need to be able to read Latin.   1) What drew you towards Renaissance and Early Modern studies in…

Read More »

SRS Book Series: Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge – 2021 Book Round-Up

              As the year draws to a close, we want to take the opportunity of looking back on the fantastic work being done in the field of Renaissance Studies and the books that have been published with the Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge book series in 2021. These authors cover a wide range…

Read More »

Renaissance Studies Article Prize 2021

The Renaissance Studies article prize 2021 goes to Clement Onn for ‘Circulating art and visual hybridity: cross-cultural exchanges between Portugal, Japan, and Spain’, Vol. 34 No. 4, pages 624-649, September 2020 (DOI: 10.1111/rest.12592).   The judges noted that this was an ambitious article with the potential to influence future developments in Renaissance studies by proposing a re-centring…

Read More »

Early Modern German Shakespeare in Action: Creation Theatre’s Romio und Julieta

An online roundtable hosted by the Society for Renaissance Studies on 4th May 2021   Participants: Maria Shmygol (University of Leeds), Harry McCarthy (University of Cambridge), Kareen Seidler (ex. Université de Genève), Lucy Askew (Creation Theatre), and Ryan Duncan (Creation Theatre)   This event brought together scholars, translators, and theatre practitioners for a discussion of…

Read More »

Religion and the Decline of Magic at Fifty

Sir Keith Thomas on the fiftieth anniversary of his Religion and the Decline of Magic   A speech given at All Souls College on Friday 3 September 2021 by Sir Keith Thomas reflecting on the fiftieth anniversary of his ground-breaking Religion and the Decline of Magic, introduced by Alan Macfarlane. Due to a technical difficulty…

Read More »

New Website: Gabinetti disegni e stampe italiani (Italian Prints and Drawings Study Rooms)

The website https://www.gabinettidisegniestampe.com aims to gather together all the Gabinetti disegni e stampe italiani (Italian Prints and Drawings Study Rooms) in order to promote and enhance the Italian heritage of prints and drawings. Each Gabinetto disegni e stampe is accompanied on the website by an up-to-date description of the study room, contacts (emails and telephone…

Read More »

New Research in William Byrd’s Musical Culture on the 400th Anniversary of His Death

We welcome abstracts for an edited collection published on the musical culture of William Byrd to commemorate the 400th anniversary of his death in 2023. The collection, co-edited by Samantha Bassler, Katherine Butler, and Katie Bank, will feature 10–15 essays dealing with the state of Byrd studies in the 21st century. We are hoping to…

Read More »

Vacancy: Post-doctoral Research Assistant

Applications are invited for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (Ridolfi collection) in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway, University of London. We are seeking an experienced and qualified Post-Doctoral Research Assistant to join Dr Stefano Jossa to work on the Ridolfi collection at the Archives at RHUL with a BA/Leverhulme…

Read More »

Introducing Medieval and Early Modern Orients (MEMOs)

Just over 400 years ago Sir Thomas Roe, England’s first official ambassador to the Mughal Empire of India, returned after four years at the court of the Emperor Jahangir. Sent by King James I in 1615 to secure favourable trading terms for the fledgling East India Company, Roe would return to London in late 1619…

Read More »

Events

Information about our own biennial conference, and other events around the world that may be of interest to those with an interest in the Renaissance period.