Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Welcome to the Centre for Renaissance & Early Modern Studies

A flourishing interdisciplinary community devoted to the study of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries

MA students, Castle Howard visit

Bringing together faculty and postgraduates from a wider range of disciplines than any other university in the UK

Humanties Research Centre, Berrick Saul Building

The Centre has its own dedicated space in the newly built Berrick Saul Building

Postgraduate study area, Humanities Research Centre

CREMS is part of the University of York's Humanities Research Centre

Well placed for research into the rich archival and cultural resources found in and around York

A lively programme of seminars and conferences attracting scholars of international standing

News‌

CREMS Programme Poster:
CREMS events Spring 2014 (PDF  , 1,058kb)

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York part of successful bid for £19m AHRC Doctoral funding

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"Grossly Material Things" Helen Smith wins the Ronald H. Bainton Literature Prize as well as the DeLong History Book Prize

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St Stephen's Chapel‌
AHRC-funded major collaboration with the Palace of Westminster

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Virtue and Vice New Exhibition at Hardwick Hall

 

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Emilie Murphy, PhD Student, awarded the Royal Historical Society Centenary Fellowship for 2013-2014

Projects

The Works of Sir Thomas Browne
AHRC 5-year project to bring to complete a new 8 volume OUP edition
Thomas Browne AHRC Project (PDF  , 284kb)
Thomas Browne Website

Conversion Narratives in Early Modern Europe
A Cross-Confessional and Comparative Study, 1550-1700
AHRC funded 3-year interdisciplinary project (English and History)
Project website
Project blog

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York Historic Papers online

 

 

Events

Fri
9
May

Time and Early Modern Thought

Day 1 of two-day Northern Renaissance Roses Seminar

Sat
10
May

Time and Early Modern Thought

Day 2 of two-day Northern Renaissance Roses Seminar

Mon
19
May
Tue
20
May
Wed
28
May

Classical Philosophers in Seventeenth Century English Thought

Thomas Browne 2014, CREMS, keynote speakers: Jessica Wolfe (North Carolina) and Sarah Hutton (Aberystwyth)

Conversion Narratives took 'Les Canards Chantants' to Hardwick Hall to celebrate the launch of a new exhibition...

Sir Thomas Browne Seminar "Poetics and Prose Theory in Early Modern English" - Watch videos of Keynote presentations...

Quick links

‌The staff have been very helpful, welcoming and eager to impart their knowledge.  I have made great friends in my programme and together we've had fantastic opportunities... 

Alumni Online: Yorkspace.net

Conferences‌

Time and Early Modern Thought
10 May 2014
Interdisciplinary Colloquium
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Thomas Browne Seminar: Classical Philosophers in 17th-century English Thought
28 May 2014
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Godly Governance c.1500-1750
27-28 June
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