Events This Week


Renaissance Graduate Seminar

Tuesday 9th May, 5.15, GR06/07

Julie Sanders (Newcastle University)
‘Fire, Flood, Ice and Inundation: Environmental Event and Narrative Description in the Early Modern Period’

Hapsburg Seminar

Tuesday 9th May, 5.00, Senior Parlour, Gonville & Caius College

William O’Reilly (University of Cambridge)
‘Hapsburg Control on the Ottoman Frontier: Medicine, The Military and Vampire Mania in an 18th Century Borderland’

History of Christianity Seminar

Wednesday 10th May, 2.15, Faculty of Divinity, Lightfoot Room

Colin Armstrong (Queens’ University, Belfast)
‘A Laudian in Ulster: The Irish Career of Bishop Jeremy Taylor (1658-67)’

Public Lecture: Professor Sven Dupré

Wednesday 10th May, 5.00, Little Hall, Sidgwick Site

‘Ingenious Failure: Artisanal Languages of Error’

Sven Dupré is Professor and Chair of History of Art, Science and Technology at Utrecht University, and Professor of History of Art, Science and Technology at the University of Amsterdam. He is a visiting fellow on the Genius before Romanticism: Ingenuity in Early Modern Art and Science project during May 2017.

Followed by a wine reception in the atrium, Alison Richard building.


Early Modern French Seminar

Friday 12th May, 2.00, Clare College, Latimer Room

Emma Herdman (Saint Andrews)
‘Singing Out: Avian Uprisings in Renaissance France’



The Dudley White Local History Lecture 2017

Wednesday 10th May, 7.00, Room EBS.2.34, Essex Business School, University of Essex, Colchester Campus

John Morrill (University of Cambridge)
‘Living with the Revolution: Family Dilemmas in Civil War East Anglia’