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Call for book proposals: Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

Call for book series proposals: Literary & Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity For more than a decade now, Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity, http://www.ashgate.com/LITSCI, has provided a forum for groundbreaking work on the relations between literary and scientific … Continue reading

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Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing

November sees the publication of a collection of essay, Material Culture of Early Modern Women’s Writing, edited by Patricia Pender and Ros Smith and  sponsored by the Early Modern Women’s Research Network. Many of these essays arise out of papers delivered … Continue reading

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EMRC Seminar: Hannah Newton

On Wednesday 12th November, Dr Hannah Newton will speak on ‘The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720’, the title of her recent book published by OUP, at 1.15pm in HUMMS 127, University of Reading.

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Palgrave ‘Early Modern Literature in History’ series at the Reading Early Modern Studies Conference

This year’s conference features sessions and a book exhibit celebrating the long and continuing success of the book series affiliated to the Early Modern Research Centre at Reading, Early Modern Literature in History.  Its founding editor and current co-editor Cedric … Continue reading

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Literature, theatre and the arts in the Italian Academies, 1525-1700

The Italian Academies Project is hosting a one-day conference at the University of Reading on Monday 24 June, 2013. The plenary lecture will be delivered by Professor Roberto Gigliucci (La Sapienza, Rome), who will speak on “The Academies and the … Continue reading

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Reading Early Modern Studies Conference

Each July, scholars from around the world meet at the Reading Early Modern Studies conference to debate current issues in the field. This year, our plenary speakers are Professor Benjamin Kaplan, from University College, London, who will speak on ‘ … Continue reading

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Printed Image and Decorative Print, 1500-1750 , Friday 22 March, 2013

The EMRC is hosting a one-day colloquium this Friday on the ‘Printed Image and Decorative Print, 1500-1750’. Eric Kindel will speaking in the morning session on ‘Recording knowledge: Christiaan Huygens and the invention of stencil duplicating’, and James Mosley on … Continue reading

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Paul’s Cross and Our Democratic Heritage, Sept. 24

Seminar on St Paul’s Cross: Preachers, People and Power  Date: 25th September 2012 Venue: Wren Suite, St Paul’s Cathedral Time: 3.00pm – 4.30pm Paul’s Cross, located in the gardens of St Paul’s Cathedral, has been considered one of the great … Continue reading

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Mendham Collection at Kent

The University of Kent is campaigning to prevent the Law Society from breaking up a historic collection of early printed books and manuscripts. For details, following the link: http://www.kent.ac.uk/news/stories/mendham-collection/2012

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