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SRS Book Prize 2016: Winner Announced

The 2016 SRS book prize was awarded to Kate van Orden for her Materialities: Books, Readers and the Chanson in Sixteenth Century Europe (OUP, 2015). One further book was highly commended, Helmer Helmers, The Royalist Republic: Literature, Politics and Religion in the Anglo-Dutch Public Sphere (CUP, 2015). As ever, the judges were impressed by the high standard of the books entered for …

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Reflections on SRS2016

Blogpost by the British School in Rome: BSR in Glasgow – 2016 SRS Bienniel Conference SRS in Glasgow: taken from the Bulletin, April 2017 It was a great privilege to be invited to organize the Society for Renaissance Studies’ seventh Biennial Conference at the University of Glasgow. Planning for the event, which was held over …

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Reflections on SRS 2014

From the October 2014 edition of the Bulletin: The University of Southampton’s Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture hosted the 6th Biennial SRS Conference on the theme of ‘Performative Spaces’ between 12th and 15th July 2014. With lovely sunshine on all four days, and about 200 delegates in total, the whole event was a great …

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Reflections on SRS 2012

  Some of the student volunteers from the University of Manchester have contributed some comments on their experiences of the conference: Rosie Rees-Bann (MA student): On the Chetham’s Library Tour we were introduced to the history of the library and its beginnings as a charitable venture by Humphrey Chetham. We were then taken to the reading …

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Reflections on SRS2010

Taken from the Bulletin, October 2010 Society for Renaissance Studies Fourth Biennial Conference University of York 16-18 July 2010 We were delighted to welcome some 230 delegates from eighteen countries to the historic city of York for the Fourth Biennial Conference of the SRS The meeting was timed to follow on from the Leeds Medieval …

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