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 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Find out more about postgraduate study with CREMS.

News

Speech, Sound and Dialogue in Early Modern Culture, 1500-1700

Friday 16 February 2018

Early Modern Postgraduate Symposium


Burckhardt at 200: The Civilization of the Renaissance reconsidered

Tuesday 16 January 2018

A two-day conference revisits the Swiss historian's accounts of the Italian Renaissance The British Academy, London


Beyond Words: The Unknowable and the Unutterable in early modernity

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Keynote Speaker: William Franke (Vanderbilt). Author of ‘On What Cannot be Said’ and ‘A Philosophy of the Unsayable’


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Events

Fri
20
Apr

Material and Visual Culture in Early Modern England

Dr Tara Hamling (University of Birmingham) A Cabinet of Curiosities event

Tue
24
Apr
Thu
26
Apr
Wed
9
May

'Spiritual Vincolo': Political and Social Aspects of Godparenthood in 16th century Venice

CREMS Research Seminar Andrew Vidali (University of Trieste)

Thu
10
May

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