Saturday, June 17, 2006

The Intellectual and Cultural World of the Early Modern Inns of Court

The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
14-16 September 2006

An international, interdisciplinary conference to be held at the Courtauld Institute, the Temple Church, Lincoln's Inn Chapel and Old Hall, and Middle Temple Hall, London, exploring the historical, political, religious, artistic, and literary contexts of the Inns of Court, circa 1550-1640.

Speakers and participants include: Dr Hugh Adlington, Professor Malcolm Airs, Dr Jayne Archer, Dr Andrew Ashbee, Dr Margaret Aston, Professor Sir John H. Baker, Professor Gordon Campbell, Celia Charlton, Dr Tarnya Cooper, Professor Bradin Cormack, Dr Cliff Forshaw, Dr Mark Girouard, Dr Elizabeth Goldring, Dr Andrew Gurr, Karen Hearn, Dr Paula Henderson, Professor Steve Hindle, Professor Lorna Hutson, Dr Sarah Knight, Professor James Knowles, Professor Nigel Llewellyn, Professor Richard McCoy, Professor Margaret McGlynn, Professor Alan H. Nelson, Dr Damian Powell, Professor Wilfrid Prest, Dr Paul Raffield, Dr Barbara Ravelhofer, Dr Clare Rider, Dr Emma Rhatigan, Dr Agnieszka Stecowicz, Dr Simon Thurley, Professor Robert Tittler, Dr Geoffrey Tyack, Anthony Wells-Cole, and Professor Jessica Winston.

Registration (full): £100
Registration (student): £50
Optional drinks reception in Lincoln's Inn Old Hall on 14th September: £25. Registration fee includes conference fee, refreshments, and organised visits to
the Inns of Court, including tea and light snacks in Middle Temple Hall on 15th September. Delegates are expected to make their own arrangements for lunches and accommodation.

For further information and a booking form, please contact the conference organisers, Dr Jayne Archer (, Dr Elizabeth Goldring
(, and Dr Sarah Knight (, or visit

Places are limited; please book early to avoid disappointment.


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