Wednesday, January 09, 2013

UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges

The UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges is delighted to announce that our first event of 2013 will be a special lecture by Professor Nigel Smith of Princeton University. He will speak on Literature, Politics and the Dutch Republic.

The lecture will take place at 6pm on Thurs 24th January in Christopher Ingold G21, Ramsay Lecture Theatre. All welcome. For maps and directions, please see

Other events this term are:

Wed 6th February, Foster Court 114, 6pm: Early Modern Women and Drama

Special guest speakers: Alison Findlay (Lancaster) and Marion Wynne-Davies (Surrey).

Yasmin Arshad (UCL) and Emma Whipday (UCL) will also introduce their forthcoming production of Samuel Daniel's Tragedie of Cleopatra (see below).

Sun 3rd March: a performance of Samuel Daniel's Tragedie of Cleopatra.

Further details to follow.

This production is generously supported by the 'Gained in Translation' programme of the UCL Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction, the UCL European Institute, and FIGS (Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies, Arts and Humanities, UCL).

20th March, Foster Court 114, 4.30pm: Social, Intellectual and Political Networks and Exchanges across the Italian Peninsula (1500-1700)

Speakers: Simone Testa (British Library) and Gianfrancesco Lorenza (Royal Holloway).

For project information see The Italian Academies 1525 - 1700 and Italian Academies Database.

For more information on the UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges, please see Please forward this email to anyone who might be interested. Apologies for cross-posting.


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