Università di Padova

MA in Shakespeare and Contemporary Performance

Birkbeck College, University of London

ESRA members and their students may be interested in this new Masters programme, taught in conjunction with Shakespeare’s Globe, currently recruiting for Autumn 2010. In keeping with Birkbeck’s historic mission of adult education, all teaching on this course takes place in the evenings, for the convenience of students supporting themselves in London by working during the day.
For more information, go to
or contact Michael Dobson.
As well as being interested in hearing from potential students, Birkbeck would be happy to speak with other European institutions about the possibility of credit-sharing arrangements.

(last update 17 November 2009)

Early Modern Dis/Locations: An Interdisciplinary Conference

15-16 January 2010
Northumbria University

An interdisciplinary conference on Early Modern Dis/Locations.The organisers invite scholars and students working in literary and cultural studies, history, geography, philosophy, and related disciplines to submit 200 word abstracts for 20-25 minute papers by 1 June 2009.
For more information about suggested topics click here .

(last update 16 Febraury 2009)

The University in the Renaissance

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Aula Magna – Palazzo del Bo’

Jonathan Davies, University of Warwick
Peter Denley, Queen Mary, University of London
David Rundle, University of Oxford
Jonathan Woolfson, Lorenzo de’ Medici School, Florence

Further information will soon be available.

(last update 17 November 2009)

Renaissance Spring Festival

The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, the University of Toronto

Every spring, the CRRS hosts an annual festival of lectures, workshops, readings, concerts, and other social events geared toward bringing students interested in the Renaissance together on campus of Victoria Univeristy.
Check the program for this year's Renaissance Spring Festival.

(last update 17 November 2009)

Universal Reformation: Intellectual Networks in Central and Western Europe, 1560-1670

21-23 September 2010
St Anne’s College, University of Oxford

Papers are invited for a major international conference on the theme of ‘Universal Reformation: Intellectual Networks in Central and Western Europe, 1560-1670’. The conference will explore early modern aspirations toward ecclesiastical reunification, political pacification, pedagogical improvement, and philosophical reform, with particular reference to the exchange of these ideas within the new intellectual networks brought into being by the upheavals of the Thirty Years War. For further details click here.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to the ‘Cultures of Knowledge’ Project Director, Professor Howard Hotson, at cofk@humanities.ox.ac.uk by the submission deadline of 31 December 2009.

(last update 17 November 2009)

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