The Early Modern Research Centres organises regular seminars on Mondays in Autumn and Spring terms, two colloquia in Summer term, and in July hosts the biennial Reading Early Modern Conference.


Events Spring Term 2017


30 JANUARY: HUMSS 127, 1-2pm: 'Cultures of commerce and governing behaviour in early modern England'

Dr. Edmond Smith (Kent).


20 FEBRUARY: HUMSS 124, 1-2pm: 'Sweat and Toil: The Skin and Pores of the Eighteenth-Century Labouring Body'

Dr. Kathryn Woods (Warwick).


6 MARCH: HUMSS 124, 1-2pm: 'Travel and Self-Description in Seventeenth-Century English Culture'

Eva Johanna Holmberg (Helsinki).



Previous colloquia and past seminars


Past events

Organized by the Italian Academies collaborative research project, British Library, Royal Holloway University of London, and the University of Reading, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).


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Professor Michelle O'Callaghan

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