SRS 2020 Conference Programme

Monday 6th July, 19.00-20.00

The SRS Public Lecture will be presented at St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich. Professor Suzannah Lipscomb, ‘Women, Sex and Power in Sixteenth-Century France: Stories from the Archives’

All SRS delegates are welcome to attend. The event is free but should be booked during the registration process.

Tuesday 7th July

Registration, the book exhibit, the wine reception and conference dinner, and all lectures and panel sessions will take place at the conference facilities at the Norwich City football ground, Carrow Road, Norwich.

Registration will be open from 8am in the Top of the Terrace Lounge

9.00-10.30: Session 1
10.30-11.00: Coffee

Coffee will be available at multiple stations throughout the venue. The main coffee stations can be found in the Top of the Terrace (Registration) and the Russell Allison Lounge (Book Exhibit).

11.00-12.30: Session 2
12.30-13.15: Lunch

A buffet lunch will be served in the Top of the Terrace Lounge

13.15-14.45: Session 3
14.45-15.00: Short Break

Short break. Coffee will be available at multiple stations throughout the venue with two main stations in Top of the Terrace (Registration) and the Russell Allison Lounge (Book Exhibit).

15.00-16.30: Session 4
16.30-17.00: Coffee

Coffee will be available at multiple stations in the venue

17.00-18.00: Jessica Wolfe, Plenary Lecture

‘Sir Thomas Browne and the Mystery of Number’

Norfolk Lounge

Sponsored by the Renaissance Society of America

 

Wine Reception

Top of the Terrace Lounge

Sponsored by Wiley-Blackwell,

Wednesday 8th July

Registration will be open from 8.30am in the Top of the Terrace Lounge

09.00-10.30: Session 5
10.30-11.00: Coffee

Coffee will be available at multiple stations throughout the venue. The main coffee stations can be found in the Top of the Terrace (Registration) and the Russell Allison Lounge (Book Exhibit).

11.00-12.30: Session 6
12.30-13.15: Lunch

A buffet lunch will be served in the Top of the Terrace Lounge

13.15-14.45: Session 7
14.45-15.00: Short Break

Short break. Coffee will be available at multiple stations throughout the venue with two main stations in Top of the Terrace (Registration) and the Russell Allison Lounge (Book Exhibit).

15.00-16.30: Session 8
16.30-17.00: Coffee

Coffee will be available at multiple stations in the venue with two main stations in Top of the Terrace (Registration) and the Russell Allison Lounge (Book Exhibit).

17.00-18.00: John-Paul A. Ghobrial, SRS Annual Lecture

'A Reckoning: The Early Modern Turn in Global History'

Norfolk Lounge

19.30: SRS Conference Dinner

Top of the Terrace Lounge

Thursday 9th July

Registration will be open from 8.30am in the Top of the Terrace Lounge

08.45-10.15: Session 9
10.15-10.30: Short Break

Short break. Coffee will be available at multiple stations throughout the venue. The main coffee stations can be found in the Top of the Terrace (Registration) and the Russell Allison Lounge (Book Exhibit).

10.30-12.00: Session 10
12.15-13.15: Jan L. de Jong, Plenary Lecture

Title TBC

Norfolk Lounge

13.20-14.20: Annual General Meeting

All delegates are welcome to attend

13.30: Blickling Hall Optional Trip

Coach departs for optional trip to Blickling Hall in north Norfolk (additional fee applies)

15:00-16.30: Walking Tour

Optional walking tour of historic sites in Norwich city centre