Rachel Willie

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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SRS/BSR Residential Doctoral Research Scholarship 2021-22

The Society is delighted to announce the outcome of its inaugural competition for a three-month scholarship run in conjunction with the British School at Rome. From a strong field, the decision has been made to award the scholarship to Ana Howie (Cambridge) for her project ‘Rubens, van Dyck, and Women’s Dress in Genoese Portraiture, 1604-1627’. …

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Merchants, Monarchs and Media: Speaker Bios

Lubaaba Al-Azami is founding editor of Medieval and Early Modern Orients (MEMOs). She is a PhD candidate in English Literature at the University of Liverpool and visiting doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. Her AHRC NWCDTP funded research considers early modern English encounters with Mughal Indian imperial women, exploring English theatrical and travel literature …

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