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The Thomas Harriot Lecture 2019
Professor Felipe Fernández-Armesto:
‘Both to love and fear us – how to found an empire in Harriot’s day’
Thursday 23 May (Week 4), 5pm
The Champneys Room, Oriel College
The lecture will be followed by an informal drinks reception, also in the Champneys Room, at 6 pm, after which there will be an opportunity of visiting an exhibition of items relevant to Harriot in the college’s Senior Library.

CEMS-Plumer Lectures, Trinity 2019

Prof Richard Wilson (Kingston University):
‘BAD FAITH: Clara de Chambrun and Le Grand Willy’
Wednesday 22nd May (Week 4), 5:15pm
Seminar Room 10 (New Library), St Anne's College, Oxford
Prof Wilson will be presenting new material from his forthcoming book on Shakespeare and fascism.
All are welcome. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Dr Hannah Crawforth (KCL):
'The Politics of Greek Tragedy in Early Modern Literature'
Thursday 6th June (Week 6), 5:15pm
Seminar Room 11 (New Library), St Anne's College, Oxford

If anyone from Oxford CEMS would like to come for dinner with the speaker after either lecture, please could they email as soon as possible to book a place?



Neptune's Children: Early Modern Waterways

24 May, Merton College, Oxford


Conference: Jacob Böhme in Britain
Coventry Cathedral, 23-25 May


The London Renaissance Seminar: The Violent Household
24 May, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck


Murder in the City: What can practice as research tell us about the early modern state?
3 June, TORCH Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities


Seventeenth-Century Libraries: Problems & Perspectives
UCL, 6-8 June


Pilgrimage & the Senses
St Luke’s Chapel, University of Oxford, 7 June


Writing Bilingually in Early Modern Europe
The Warburg Institute, 14 June


Civility and Incivility in Early Modern Britain
Oriel College, 28 June


“A most delicious feast”: A Celebration of the Scholarship of Elizabeth Clarke, a one-day syposium
St Hilda’s College, Oxford, 3 July 2019


Digitizing the Stage
Weston Library, Oxford, 15-18 July




Writing Home: Literatures of Place and Belonging c.1300-1600
University of Liverpool, 25-26 July (apply by 28 May)


Scholasticism in Medieval and Early Modern History
5th-6th September, St John’s College, University of Oxford (apply by 31 May)


Global Skins in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700
KCL, 19-20 September (apply by 31 May)


European Reformation Research Group Conference
Newman University, Birmingham, 29-30 August (apply by 7 June)


Maternal Influences in the Medieval and Early Modern World
QMUL, 4 November (apply by 14 June)


Medieval and Early Modern Studies Symposium ‘Sex and Gender Politics’
9 October, Northumbria University, Newcastle (apply by 8 July)


Baroque Latinity
11th–12th September 2020, Churchill College, Cambridge (apply by 31 July)


‘‘Courage, Language, Discretion and Learning’: Lancelot Andrewes and Early Modern Religious Culture’
20-21 March 2020, University of York (apply by 1 October)


Gaston of Orléans and Antiquity
University of Reims-Champagne Ardenne, 2-4 October


Engelländisch to and fro!
Augsburg, 24-26 September 2020



Jobs & Funding


Departmental Lecturer in French Literature 1580-1800
Worcester College, University of Oxford (apply by 20 May)


Assistant Professor (Medieval / Early Modern)
Department of English, University of Warwick (apply by 6 June)

Assistant Professor (Eighteenth Century)
Department of English, University of Warwick (apply by 6 June)

Lecturer in Early Modern British History (1485 - c.1750)
Department of History, University of York (9 June)


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