Thursday, November 05, 2009

The Leeds Interdisciplinary Renaissance and Early Modern Seminar

Programme for 2009-10. All seminars will take place in Room 3.40,
School of History, University of Leeds (3rd floor, Michael Sadler building) at
5.15pm. Papers will be followed by wine and nibbles. All welcome!

BELIEF, RELIGION AND SOCIETY

Tuesday 27 October: Dr Iona McCleery (Leeds)
'Bad Air and Healing Saints: responding to plague in the Early Portuguese
Empire
(the island of Madeira c. 1470-c.1540)'

Tuesday 10 November: Professor Lyndal Roper (Oxford)
'The Stout Doctor: Martin Luther, the Body and Biography'
N.B. This seminar will begin at 5pm.

Tuesday 16 March: Dr Tim Chesters (Royal Holloway)
'Beyond belief: ghost stories in early modern France'

EARLY MODERN CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE PAST

Tuesday 2 February: Dr Lucy Munro (Keele)
'Archaism and constructions of the past'

Tuesday 23 February: Dr Richard Serjeantson (Cambridge)
'Francis Bacon and the Politics of Learning'

Tuesday 27 April: Dr Paulina Kewes (Oxford)
Title TBC

This interdisciplinary seminar series provides a forum for anyone interested in
the early modern period to meet and listen to research papers by visiting
speakers. Bringing together a core group of scholars in the Schools of
History, English, Modern Languages and Cultures, and Philosophy, it reflects
the current strength and diversity of early modern studies at Leeds.

For further information, please contact Dr Alex Bamji, School of History,
University of Leeds:
t: 0113 34 33602
e: a.bamji@leeds.ac.uk
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/history/staff/alex_bamji.htm

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