Friday, August 18, 2006

The Experience of Authority in Early Modern Britain

King's College, Cambridge, UK
14 April 2007

This workshop will explore the nature of authority, popular politics and protest in local society c.1500-1700. Subjects for papers might include: parish politics and local administration; legal rights and uses of the law; popular religious practice; domestic relations, gender and age. We are particularly interested in receiving proposals to speak from graduate students and junior academics. Papers should last no more than twenty minutes: further details available from the organisers. We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker will be Professor Steve Hindle (University of Warwick) and our respondent Dr Andy Wood (University of East Anglia).

Conference organisers: Matthew Clark; Alexander Courtney; Jessica Sharkey

Contact Matthew Clark,
571 King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST

Call for papers: proposals of no more than 300 words, with a brief CV, by 1 November 2006; registration for a conference place: this is a free event. Email the organisers no later than 1 March 2007.


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