Postponed: Society for Renaissance Studies 9th Biennial Conference

7th to 9th July 2020

Publications

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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

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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).

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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.

Notice of Postponement of Society for Renaissance Studies Conference 2020 to 2021. 

It is with great regret that we announce that we have taken the difficult decision to postpone for twelve months this year’s SRS Conference, which was due to take place from July 6-9, 2020. The conference will remain in Norwich, but will now take place on June 29–July 1, 2021 (preceded by the inaugural public…

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Richard Baxter, verbosity and sedition

As the ailing Richard Baxter waited in the dock, physically propped up by his friends, during his trial for sedition in 1685, he was excoriated by his judge, the notorious Lord Chief Justice Jeffreys: Richard, thou art an old fellow, and an old knave – thou hast written books enow to load a cart, every…

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SRS response to the cancellation of RSA

The Society for Renaissance Studies is naturally very sorry to see that, along with most academic conferences planned for the near future, the Renaissance Society of America has had to cancel their annual meeting in Philadelphia. The RSA is our largest sister organisation, with which we maintain particularly close ties that include exchanging keynote speakers…

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Vacancy – Editor for Renaissance Studies

Renaissance Studies is one of the leading journals in the field of Renaissance studies, with an interdisciplinary emphasis, and a worldwide readership. Established in 1987, Renaissance Studies is published in partnership by the Society for Renaissance Studies and Wiley- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The Council of the Society for Renaissance Studies (SRS) is to appoint an…

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Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (February 2020)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 34, no. 1, February 2020) is now available on-line via the Wiley Online Library.   Special Issue: ‘The cultural and material worlds of mining in early modern Europe’, ed. Tina Asmussen   Articles Tina Asmussen and Pamela O. Long, ‘Introduction: The cultural and material worlds of mining in…

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New SRS Postdoctoral Fellows Announced (2019-20)

The Fellowships Committee is pleased to announce Helen Newsome and Xiaona Wang as the winners of this year’s Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition (2019-20). Helen will be working on a critical edition of the holograph letters of Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots (1489-1541) and Xiaona’s project is entitled ‘Francis Bacon on attractio and gravitas: Sources, Context, and Later Influence’….

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Doubtful Readers: online book launch

powered by Crowdcast   Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and disruption caused by Covid-19, a number of book launches and other events of interest to our members have been cancelled or postponed. In what the SRS hopes will become a regular series, we have invited Erin A. McCarthy, author of  Doubtful Readers:  Print, Poetry,…

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Reliquiæ Baxterianæ: online book launch

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and disruption caused by Covid-19, a number of book launches and other events of interest to our members have been cancelled or postponed. In the first of what the SRS hopes will become a regular series, we have invited members of the editorial team for the Oxford University Press…

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Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Belief and Culture

Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Belief and Culture is a new monograph series addressing topics relating to belief and culture, across a wide period from late antiquity to the seventeenth century. Institutions of belief (e.g., in the Christian world, the papacy, bishoprics, monasteries), have shaped the production and preservation of a very high proportion…

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Secrets of Craft and Nature

The Making and Knowing Project celebrates the publication of Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France. A Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr. 640, a remarkable sixteenth-century manuscript held by the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). The manuscript contains over 900 recipes for making art objects, medical remedies, and materials for…

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The Lost Collection of Charles I Digital Catalogue

Royal Collection Trust launches ‘The Lost Collection of Charles I’ Digital Catalogue http://lostcollection.rct.uk   Following the 2018 exhibition Charles I: King and Collector, a collaboration between Royal Collection Trust and the Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Collection Trust has launched a new database, which attempts to reconstruct the lost collection. The database is hosted on…

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Women’s History Journal

Women’s History, the journal of the Women’s History Network, is seeking submissions of up to 8,000 words. The journal encourages rigorous and fresh examination of any aspect of women’s history from any period. All articles will be subject to peer review and editorial standards. Anyone interested can contact editor@womenshistorynetwork.org or visit: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-magazine/

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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.