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 Autumn Term 2016


24 OCTOBER, 1-2pm: 'Seafarers, identity, and empire in Britain and the Atlantic, c. 1580-1730'

Dr Richard Blakemore (Reading).


7 NOVEMBER, 1-2pm: 'The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women's Writing in Manuscript Miscellanies, 1550-1700'

Dr Sajed Chowdhury (NUI Galway).


21 NOVEMBER, 1-2pm: 'Gender, Power and Early Modern Gloves'

Prof. James Daybell (Plymouth).



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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