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Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Welcome to the Centre for Renaissance & Early Modern Studies

“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…”

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 award-winning 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

The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies is a flourishing interdisciplinary community devoted to the study of the long 16th and 17th centuries. Find out more about our
MA in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.

News

CREMS Recipes research project results in Early Modern Studies Journal publication

Thursday 17 November 2022

CREMS PhD students have published a co-authored article in the 2022 issue of the Early Modern Studies Journal.


Travel and Wonder, 1450-1750: Call for Papers

Monday 3 October 2022

Conference 27-28 April 2023 to be held at the University of York


Former CREMS Masters student wins prestigious US Ph.D. studentship

Monday 21 February 2022

Julia Kossowska to become Graduate Scholar at Penn State University.


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Events

Thu
8
Dec

Reconstruction and Reformation: Scottish recovery from Tudor invasion, 1542-60?

Amy Blakeway (University of St Andrews) joins us for this talk exploring Scottish recovery following the Tudor invasion.

Thu
19
Jan

TBC

Our very own Professor Brian Cummings will lead this event

Thu
26
Jan

A Lady that hath been about’: Lucy Hutchinson’s Literary World 1638-1660

We will be joined by the University of York's very own Dr Anna Wall, a Lecturer in Literature and a member of the interdisciplinary Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, who is presenting a paper entitled ‘A Lady that hath been about’: Lucy Hutchinson’s Literary World 1638-1660’.

Thu
2
Feb

TBC

Join us for this engaging event with Professor Heidi Brayman (University of California, Riverside)

Thu
16
Feb

TBC

we are delighted to welcome Dr Cecilia Muratori (Università di Pavia) as the speaker for this event

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