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  • > Society for Renaissance Studies 8th Biennial Conference

    Event Date: 
    03 Jul 2018 to 05 Jul 2018

    University of Sheffield


    Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

    • Prof. Stephen Campbell (Johns Hopkins)
    • Prof. Lyndal Roper (Oxford)
    • Prof. Emma Smith (Oxford)
    • Prof. Feisal Mohamed (CUNY)


    The SRS Conference is an interdisciplinary event for scholars working on the period c. 1400-1700. Areas of study represented at previous conferences include archeaology, architecture, history of art, history, history of science and medicine, literature, music and philos...

  • > Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (November 2017)

    The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 31, no. 5, November 2017) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website. 



    • Kristine Steenbergh, ‘Weeping verse: Jasper Heywood’s translation of Seneca’s Troades (1559) and the politics of vicarious compassion’, (pages 690-706)
    • Aidan Norrie, ‘Elizabeth I as Judith: reassessing the apocryphal widow ’s appearance in Elizabethan royal iconography’, (pages 707-722)
    • Johnny L. Bertolio, ‘Love and graves between Arquà and Avignon: a...

  • > Connoisseurship and the Knowledge of Art in the Netherlands, 1400 to the present


    Connoisseurship has long been suspect. Though essential to the study of material objects, it has been opposed to the more ‘substantive’ discipline of academic art history, and reviled as outmoded and elitist, as tainted by the market, and as concerned merely with such artist-reifying/mystifying issues as attribution, authenticity and the autograph ‘hand’. The connoisseur – with typically his ‘eye’ – has been dismissed as a...

  • > Post at Newcastle

    The School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Renaissance Literature between 1560 and 1660. You will have experience of teaching Renaissance Literature and an excellent publication record in the field, one that shows the clear potential to make a significant contribution to the school’s research culture. Expertise in drama may be an advantage. You will be expected to contribute to teaching at Stage 1 and 2 on Literature modules contributing to BAs i...

  • > Burckhardt at 200

    Event Date: 
    31 May 2018 to 01 Jun 2018


    An interdisciplinary conference to be held at the British Academy, London


    The bicentenary of the birth of the Swiss scholar, Jacob Burckhardt (25 May 1818 - 8 August 1897), author of Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (1860), seems an appropriate moment at which take stock and consider whether or not the idea of an ‘Italian Renaissance’ is still a hermeneutically helpful one. This conference will task an interdisciplinary team of schola...