Early Modern Research Centre
Events programme, Autumn Term 2015
7th October: ‘Early Modern Wednesday’ (1-2pm, HUMSS 124)
Welcome meeting and social event for staff and students. We’ll provide the tea and biscuits, but bring a sandwich if you wish, and talk early modern studies (and anything else) with colleagues.
Wednesday 21st October: Research Seminar (1pm, HUMSS 127) ‘’John Evelyn as Modern Architect and Ancient Gardener: ‘Lessons of Perpetual Practice’’
Dr Paddy Bullard, University of Reading
Wednesday 11th November: (HUMMS 126, 2pm) Being Well, Being Ill: Experience and Materiality (History department annual research theme colloquium
Hannah Newton, University of Reading, discusses attitudes to recovery in early modern England
Wednesday 2nd December: Early Modern Book Group (1pm, HUMSS 181)
Text for discussion: Brad Gregory, The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society (Harvard University Press, 2012)
The book will be introduced by Mary Morrissey with Helen Parish, and those attending are invited to read either the whole book, or sections that touch upon their own interests, to inform discussion.