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

Jon McGovern wins prestigious Sir John Neale Prize

Monday 9 July 2018

The Sir John Neale Prize is a prestigious essay prize awarded annually by the Institute of Historical Research.


Shakespeare's Rose theatre pops up in York

Thursday 5 July 2018

Professor Judith Buchanan has advised on the pop-up theatre


Framed in mystery: painting tells story of doomed Norfolk family

Thursday 5 July 2018

Professor Jonathan Wainwright (Music) analysis of a lost 17th-century painting


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Events

Thu
19
Jul

Greek Matters

This one-day workshop will consider the intersection of Hellenism and material culture in the early modern world (1400-1800).

Fri
20
Jul

Playhouses in Shakespeare’s time: why ‘play’? why ‘house’?

Professor Tiffany Stern (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)

Tue
24
Jul

Richard III

History's Man and Shakespeare's A pre-show talk

Wed
25
Jul

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Pre-Show talk with Professor Judith Buchanan

Mon
30
Jul

Romeo and Juliet

Free Pre-Show talk with Professor Helen Smith

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