Events archive

Where's Wolley? Looking for early modern women's life stories beyond the text.

Thursday 1 December 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Sara Pennell (Greenwich) to be followed by CREMSmas party

Who was the Roman Inquisition? A Social Profile on the Tribunal’s Employees (1590-1680)

Thursday 1 December 2016

CREMSmas brown bag lunch with Dennj Solera (Florence)

Making Dwelling in Elizabethan England

Thursday 24 November 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Elizabeth Honig (Berkely)

'Why the History of Intoxicants?'

Monday 14 November 2016

Cabinet of Curiosities talk with Prof Phil Withington (Sheffield)

The Forming of Gesture: Notes on Luca Signorelli and Frans van Mieris

Monday 7 November 2016

Dept of History of Art Research Seminar with Andrew Benjamin (Monash)

Margaret Cavendish, Robert Hooke and C17th satire on science

Thursday 3 November 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Sarah Hutton (York)

Cabinet of Curiosities Postgraduate Mixer

Tuesday 25 October 2016

This is an opportunity for MAs and PhDs to ask each other questions, talk about experiences writing theses or applying for a PhD.

“From Painted Harlot to Puritan Maid”: The Visual Identity of the Early-Modern House of Commons.

Monday 17 October 2016

Dept of History of Art Research Seminar with James Jago (University of York)

Translation, Paratext, and Design in the Early Modern Book

Thursday 13 October 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Anne Coldiron (Florida State University)

Convergence and Conversion: the Goddess Mazu and the Virgin Mary in global maritime history

Wednesday 12 October 2016

Distinguished Visitor Lecture with Ronnie Hsia, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History (Penn State)

Imagining prudence and imprudence: Philip Melanchthon’s influential ideas about the Purposes of Stage Comedy

Thursday 6 October 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Daniel Derrin (Durham). Followed by CREMS welcome event.

'Cultures of Consumption' WRoCAH PhD network

Thursday 30 June 2016

A meeting of the 'Cultures of Consumption' WRoCAH PhD network

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 28 June 2016

Our Virtual Open Days are the ideal way to find out more about postgraduate study at York.

The Annual Patrides Lecture: “Picnicking in Eden”: Gardens of the mind in fiction and life-writing

Thursday 2 June 2016

We are delighted to welcome Professor Dame Hermione Lee (Wolfson College, Oxford) to give the annual distinguished Patrides lecture.

The European Circulation of images and Anti-Jesuit Propaganda in the Seventeenth Century.

Thursday 19 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Line Cottegnies (Nouvelle Sorbonne)

Edward Herbert on Reason, Religion and Toleration

Friday 13 May 2016

A conference about one of the last great Renaissance figures, Edward Herbert, who made significant contributions to diplomacy,literature, philosophy and music, while retaining his deep Welsh roots.

Translating Machiavelli’s Prince in early modern England: New manuscript evidence?

Wednesday 11 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Alessandra Petrina (University of Padua)

Sidney and the anatomy of presence.

Thursday 5 May 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Katharine Craik (Oxford Brookes).

Sign Language in the Seventeenth Century: Science, Literature, and Samuel Pepys

Thursday 21 April 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Kate Loveman (Leicester)

EVENT POSTPONED Cabinet of Curiosities Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Wednesday 13 April 2016

The workshop is designed to give postgraduates the opportunity to present their current research.

Epistolary cultures - letters and letter-writing in early modern Europe.

Friday 18 March 2016

This conference will explore the many aspects of early modern epistolary culture in the sixteenth and seventeenth century in its Latin and vernacular forms.

The Power and Effects of Music: English Theories from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

Wednesday 16 March 2016

This Cabinet of Curiosities seminar will explore early modern music and its impact on the early modern world.

Ego in Love. Descartes’s Account of Love (Passions of the Soul, §§ 79-83) and its Thomistic Background

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Alberto Frigo (Reims) will give insights into Descartes definition of love in the 'Passions of the Soul' (art. 79-84)

Masters-Taster-Event-2016

Wednesday 9 March 2016

An opportunity to visit us on campus for a taster of the CREMS inter-disciplinary taught Masters degree in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

'The News Imaginary'

Thursday 25 February 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Joad Raymond (QMUL)

Cabinet of Curiosities Social: Academic Speed Dating

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Join us in networking and connecting with fellow postgraduates to share your research.

Sounds and Silences: Reflections on Music, Sound, and the Phenomenology of Space in the Confessional Borderlands of the Holy Roman Empire

Thursday 11 February 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker Alex Fisher (University of British Columbia)

'The Virtual Excommunication of Edward II'

Friday 29 January 2016

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE FROM USUAL DAY AND VENUE We are delighted to welcome Ed Paleit (Exeter) to deliver our CREMS research seminar entitled 'The Virtual Excommunication of Edward II'

Remembering the Reformation Masterclass: Objects and Memories

Friday 29 January 2016

This event is part of the official launch of the 3-year Arts and Humanities Research Council project "Remembering the Reformation", which will coincide with the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

THIS LECTURE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Rome Ruined, Rome Recalled: Reformation, Memory and the ‘Antiquity of Godliness’

Thursday 28 January 2016

We are delighted to welcome Professor Eamon Duffy to deliver a public lecture to launch the AHRC funded collaborative and interdisciplinary project on 'Remembering the Reformation'.

Cabinet of Curiosities Workshop “Showing a Leg and Cutting a Caper”: Dancing in the Early Modern Period

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Darren Royston (RADA) will give a presentation on early modern dancing and the ways in which dancing was conducted and their meanings, implications and perceptions.

"Court Studies at the Spanish Monarchy: Royal Households, Ceremonial and Royal Sites"

Wednesday 27 January 2016

CREMS brown bag lunch with Eloy Hortal Muñoz (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid)

Cannibals, Christians, and the Anthropological Imagination: Montaigne and His Contemporaries

Friday 15 January 2016

CREMS Research Seminar with speaker John Martin (Duke)

‘Plum-pottage and popery: the Celebration and Suppression of Christmas in Seventeenth-Century England’

Tuesday 8 December 2015

The Cabinet of Curiosities will contribute to the festive holiday season by hosting a social and a seminar by Emeritus Professor, Bernard Capp that explores the early modern Christmas traditions.

'Civility, Violence, Civilization: 1500-1800'

Thursday 3 December 2015

We are delighted to welcome Prof Stuart Carroll to deliver the final CREMS Research Seminar of the Autumn term. This will be followed by the CREMSmas party.

CREMS Seminar - 'A Portrait of the Renaissance Venetian Artist as a Young Man: Jacopo Bellini and a Twenty-First-Century Approach to the Artist's Monograph.'

Thursday 19 November 2015

PLEASE NOTE LATER START TIME. CREMS is delighted to welcome Daniel Wallace Maze who will talk about the establishment of the Bellini Workshop in San Geminiano.

CREMS Research Seminar - 'Theatre and News Culture: Dramatizing the News in Royalist Pamphlet Plays of 1648-49.'

Thursday 12 November 2015

This paper focuses on a number of royalist pamphlets which were published between 1648 and 1649 within the context of the second civil war, the trial and execution of Charles I, and the abolition of the monarchy.

CREMS Seminar: Reading Historic Objects: the Archaeology of Henry VII and Elizabeth York's Rediscovered Furniture.

Thursday 5 November 2015

CREMS is delighted to welcome Jonathan Foyle, architectural historian, broadcaster and advocate for heritage sites.

Cabinet of Curiosities 'Early Modern Senses' workshop

Wednesday 4 November 2015

The Cabinet of Curiosities will be hosting a postgraduate workshop that will explore the significance, perceptions and impact of smells, sights and sounds in early modern society.

Wars and Lechery: Fletcher and the Archive

Thursday 29 October 2015

This paper will consider the uses of archival material in the study of Jacobean drama, in the context of new approaches to life-writing in early modern studies.

Cabinet of Curiosities - One Day Conference 'The Early Modern World: Near and Far, 1450 - 1650'

Friday 16 October 2015

The Cabinet of Curiosities, in association with the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York, is hosting a one-day inter-disciplinary conference which explores the concepts and ideas that existed in the early modern world and its implications with the wider world.

CREMS Seminar and Welcome Reception - An ‘Aristotelian Moment’: Democracy in Early Modern England.

Thursday 8 October 2015

Phil Withington was born in Yorkshire, trained as a historian in Cambridge, and has worked in Aberdeen, Leeds, and Cambridge. He joined Sheffield as Professor of Early Modern History in September 2012.

Movie: 'A Field in England'

Tuesday 22 September 2015

The Cabinet of Curiosities cordially invites you to our Autumn movie night to view “A Field in England.”

Call for Papers: The Early Modern Line

Friday 18 September 2015

The Early Modern Lines network invites proposals for 10-minute lightning papers on any topic considering the ‘early modern line’, conceived of in the broadest possible sense.

3-day Summer School on Embroidered Bindings, Amsterdam

Wednesday 19 August 2015

CREMS is delighted to co-sponsor a three-day seminar on the theme of embroidered bindings, taking place in Amsterdam, Leiden, and the Hague.

Cabinet Day Trip to Bolsover Castle

Friday 31 July 2015

Join the Cabinet of Curiosities for a superb day out at historic Bolsover Castle, with a brief talk from Professor Sarah Hutton (Philosophy).

Lost in Translation: A Free Recital

Wednesday 29 July 2015

A programme of vocal music commissioned to accompany the 54th Summer Conference of the Ecclesiastical History Society. All welcome.

Sounding Catholic in Post-Reformation England: a Public Lecture at Markenfield Hall, Ripon

Friday 10 July 2015

CREMS alumnus, Dr Emilie Murphy (NUI Galway) will give a public lecture on how English Catholics used music to enhance their faith in the midst of persecution.

The Deleuzian Line

Monday 29 June 2015

The Early Modern Lines Research Network is delighted to invite you to our next event, a discussion group, held at 2:30pm on Monday 29th June, at B/S 008 at the Berrick Saul Building at the University of York.

Scribbles and Bits: Reader Marginalia on Queens in Early Modern English Histories

Tuesday 9 June 2015

Join the Cabinet of Curiosities for a brown-bag lunch, discussing the work of visiting postgraduate student Andrea Nichols, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Tudor Trilogy: The Adventures of Elizabeth I & Her Father, Henry VIII”

Friday 5 June 2015

The Cabinet of Curiosities, brings you a series of plays written by visiting Fulbright scholar, Dr. Carole Levin.

Fulbright Public Lecture: 'Boudica's Daughters: Queens and Nationalism in the Tudor/Stuart Age.'

Thursday 4 June 2015

Visiting Fulbright scholar Carole Levin explores how both Boudica and Elizabeth became focal points for nationalist feeling and rhetoric during the Tudor and Stuart periods.

The Book in the Renaissance

Monday 1 June 2015

Explore some old ways of looking at new books...

Iconoclasm as Child's Play

Thursday 28 May 2015

Joe Moshenska investigates the use of holy objects as children's playthings both as a material practice, and a philosophical and poetic concern.

Disseminating Dress: Britain and the Fashion World

Thursday 28 May 2015

Disseminating Dress is a three day conference which explores how ideas and knowledge about dress have been shared, sought and communicated throughout history. In bringing together academics, students, curators, and industry professionals, this conference is an invitation to investigate how people think and have thought about fashion and clothing.

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES WE REGRET THAT THIS EVENT WILL NOT TAKE PLACE Masterclass: "Explaining Apostasy:Three Spaniards in London, 1621-29"

Friday 22 May 2015

In the 1620s two Spanish monks and one English seminary student from Spain turned up in London as apostates from Catholicism. Each then published an autobiographical text explaining the reasons for his conversion.

Distinguished Visitor Lecture: "Rethinking 'Catholic Reformation' and 'Counter Reformation': the case of Italy"

Thursday 21 May 2015

To close the international workshop 'The Origins of the Inquisition in Comparative Perspective' we are delighted to welcome Massimo Firpo, (Professor in Reformation & Counter-Reformation History, Scuola normale superiore, Pisa & Professor of Modern History, University of Turin) to deliver our Distinguished Visitor Lecture.

The Origins of the Inquisition in Comparative Perspective: An International Workshop

Thursday 21 May 2015

This comparative workshop asks how the Spanish, Portugese and Roman inquisitions wrote themselves into history as saviours of orthodoxy. It will explore whether the three inquisitions can be considered a single, transnational network and consider the importance of the medieval inquisition to our understanding of its early modern successors.

The Voices of King Lear

Saturday 16 May 2015

A pre-show talk, with illustrative help from actors, ahead of the Jonathan Miller production of King Lear, part of the York International Shakespeare Festival

Annual Patrides Lecture: Ends, Exits and the Eschaton in King Lear

Thursday 14 May 2015

The department’s annual distinguished Patrides lecture, and a pre-show talk for the Jonathan Miller production of King Lear, part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

“Sing like birds i’th’cage”: Cultivating Shakespeare in Captivity, 1914-2014

Tuesday 12 May 2015

A public lecture from the Shakespeare in the Making of Europe workshop, and a pre-show talk for the Jonathan Miller production of King Lear, part of the York International Shakespeare Festival.

Shakespeare in Ukraine: Voicing the Times

Monday 11 May 2015

A public lecture from the Shakespeare in the Making of Europe workshop, given as part of the York International Shakespeare Festival

Translation on the Main: The Social Life of Language in the French Maritime World during the First Age of Globalization

Thursday 30 April 2015

Paul Cohen is Associate Professor of History at the University of Toronto. A historian of early modern France, he pursues research interests in a range of distinct areas: the formation of nation-states; the social history of languages; and early modern empire.

Under the Skin: A Neighbourhood Ethnography of Early Modern Drama

Thursday 23 April 2015

This talk will take as its premise geocriticism's central tenet that in order to really understand place the ethnographer works from the specific neighbourhood outwards. That is to say that as critics, not least of drama as a cultural and geographical form, we must start from place rather than just journey to it.

Research in Focus Lecture: 'Ingenuity and wonder: Books and worlds in early modern Europe'

Tuesday 21 April 2015

This lecture has been POSTPONED and will be rescheduled shortly. Part of the Research in Focus Public Lecture Series The European Renaissance was the great age of the book, witnessing profound changes in media technologies and distribution, and producing some of the finest books ever made in both manuscript and print.

Over His Dead Body

Thursday 26 March 2015

Richard III will be re-interred in Leicester Cathedral on Thursday March 26. On March 27, the Department of English and Related Literature at York and the School of Modern Languages at Leicester come together to celebrate the historical figure who inspired one of Shakespeare's most popular incarnations.

Christian Communities and Confessional States: Beyond ‘Confessionalization’

Wednesday 18 March 2015

A one-day workshop to investigate the impact and relevance of the ‘confessionalization thesis’

'Burton and Montaigne: resources for scepticism in the early eighteenth century'

Thursday 12 March 2015

Speaker: Dr Christopher Tilmouth

Magic and Intellectual History

Thursday 5 March 2015

A one-day symposium charting the relationship between early modern natural philosophy, religion, and magic

'Modus: Measurements and the Origins of Fashion'

Thursday 26 February 2015

Speaker: Dr Emanuele Lugli

The Carnival Band: Scandal, Sensation and Sweet Musick

Friday 20 February 2015

Join Professor Christopher Marsh (presenter), Vivien Ellis (singer), and Folkestra for an evening in the tabloid world of the seventeenth-century ballad.

Ethics, Shakespeare, and the Intercultural Traffic

Thursday 12 February 2015

Speaker: Professor Alexa Huang

‘Brand Luther. Martin Luther and the creation of a media phenomenon’

Thursday 5 February 2015

Speaker: Professor Andrew Pettegree

Diagrams, Charts and Tables: Visualising Information in Early Modern Lines

Thursday 29 January 2015

Join the inaugural meeting of the Early Modern Lines Research Network, at York Minster Library.

'Pregnancy, False Pregnancy, and Questionable Heirs: Mary I and her Echoes'

Thursday 22 January 2015

Speaker: Professor Carole Levin

CREMS Research Celebration

Thursday 8 January 2015

Music, Pain, Portraiture - celebrate the past, present and future of CREMS.

YorkTalks 2015

Wednesday 7 January 2015

A celebration of research at the University of York.

Archiving the English Reformation: the Parker Society and its (Unintended) Legacies.

Thursday 4 December 2014

CREMS Research Seminar to be followed by CREMSMAS party

CREMS research seminar: Beckett re-inventing Shakespeare in Happy Days.

Thursday 27 November 2014

CREMS research seminar: Beckett re-inventing Shakespeare in Happy Days.

Hamlet in Three Versions

Tuesday 25 November 2014

An afternoon workshop exploring 'Hamlet in Three Versions' led by visiting fellow John Jowett, Professor of Shakespeare Studies and Deputy Director of The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham.

James Roberts, Writing Tables, and the First Quarto of Hamlet

Thursday 20 November 2014

James Roberts, Writing Tables, and the First Quarto of Hamlet

History Department Research Seminar

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Thinking with Rome: Place, Space and Emotion in the Making of the First World Religion

Jerusalem’s Imprint on the European Visual Memory.

Tuesday 11 November 2014

York Medieval Lecture Prof. Bianca Kühnel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Jerusalem's Imprint on the European Visual Memory

'Nasty, Brutish and Short': Cheap Print and the Scholar of Early Modern England' Lecture by Angela McShane (V&A/RCA)

Thursday 6 November 2014

'Nasty, Brutish and Short': Cheap Print and the Scholar of Early Modern England' Lecture by Angela McShane (V&A/RCA) This talk follows the CREMS afternoon workshop 'Cheap Print and Popular Culture, 1550 -1750' and is open to all.

Cheap Print and Popular Culture, 1550-1750.

Thursday 6 November 2014

Peter Burke's influential term 'Popular Culture' has been the subject of much debate and criticism, but has recently resurfaced, often combined with (and replaced by) the concept of cheap print. Contributors to the workshop 'Cheap Print and Popular Culture' will think about the category of 'the popular' and what it means in relation to the development of the medium of print in the early modern period.

Remembering Jerusalem: Imagination, Memory, and the City

Thursday 6 November 2014

2 day conference organised by the AHRC-Funded Research Network ‘Imagining Jerusalem, 1099 to the Present Day’

Remembering Jerusalem: Imagination, Memory, and the City

Thursday 6 November 2014

2 day conference organised by the AHRC-Funded Research Network ‘Imagining Jerusalem, 1099 to the Present Day’

History Department Research Seminar

Wednesday 29 October 2014

The Ghost of Reformers Past: Memory in the English Reformation

The Early Modern Line: A Postgraduate Workshop

Thursday 31 July 2014

Held by the Cabinet of Curiosities, CREMS Postgraduate forum

Greek Texts and the Early Modern Stage

Monday 14 July 2014

One-day Colloquium

Cathedral Libraries and Archives in the British Isles

Wednesday 2 July 2014

The Thirteenth York Manuscripts Conference, 2-4 July 2014, hosted by CMS and CREMS

Godly Governance

Friday 27 June 2014

A two-day conference, featuring Professor Peter Lake and Dr Lucy Wooding

Postgraduate Symposium

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Cabinet of Curiosities, CREMS

The Provoked Wife, by John Vanbrugh

Friday 20 June 2014

Staged production by the Department of Theatre, Film and TV, Directed by Mike Cordner

Delirious Cosmology: A lecture on the poetry of the universe

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Speaker: Kevin Killeen (York), A York Festival of Ideas event

Postgraduate discussion on the role of material culture in the study of the early modern period

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Cabinet of Curiosities, CREMS' postgraduate forum

NEH Summer School Reception

Monday 16 June 2014

CREMS

The Invention of Science, 1492-1610

Thursday 12 June 2014

David Wootton (York), History Anniversary Lecture

Border traffic: Humans and animals in King Lear

Thursday 5 June 2014

CREMS Graduate Seminar with Andreas Höfele (Munich)

German Shakespeare: Hamlet in the Twenties

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Speaker: Andreas Höfele (LMU Munich), Patrides Lecture

Narrative Conversions

Monday 2 June 2014

A 2-day collaborative workshop with Early Modern Conversions (IPLAI, McGill University)

Faculty Meeting

Wednesday 21 May 2014

for CREMS affiliated staff

'On or about'/'In and upon': dating events in the Elizabethan and early Stuart north

Tuesday 20 May 2014

History Seminar, speaker: Keith Wrightson (Yale)

Shakespeare and the V&A

Monday 19 May 2014

IPUP Public Lecture, Speaker Bill Sherman (York)

Reconstructing neighbourhoods in early modern London: the evidence of church court depositions

Monday 19 May 2014

CREMS Graduate Masterclass with Keith Wrightson (Yale)

A Deadly Obsession: the rivalry between the Tudors and the Stuarts

Wednesday 14 May 2014

IPUP Public Lecture, Speaker: Linda Porter

Time and Early Modern Thought

Saturday 10 May 2014

Day 2 of two-day Northern Renaissance Roses Seminar

Cabinet of Curiosities Pot Luck Dinner & Playreading

Friday 14 March 2014

CREMS Postgraduates Forum

Jesuits and Music in Guam and the Marianas, 1668-1769

Wednesday 12 March 2014

David Irving (Australian National University), CREMS Seminar

Wittgenstein, Veronese and Ginger Rogers: What does 'red' mean?

Monday 3 March 2014

Speaker: Paul Smith (Warwick), History of Art seminar

'Let the balance be just and the weights equal': Quentin Matsys's Moneychanger and his Wife in 1514

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Joanna Woodall (Courtauld Institute), CREMS Seminar

'Two lubberly preposterous figures': Medieval giants in modern London

Monday 24 February 2014

Speaker: Alixe Bovey, History of Art seminar

Investigating St Stephen's Chapel in the Palace of Westminster

Thursday 20 February 2014

Department of History Research Seminar

Telling Dreams: Oneiric Circulation in Early Modern New France

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Speaker Mary Baine Campbell (Brandeis University), CREMS Seminar - NB: Starting at 5.45pm

Imagining Jerusalem First Workshop

Tuesday 11 February 2014

AHRC Project 2-day workshop for invited participants

Politics and Protest: changing responses to economic crisis in Tudor and Stuart England

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck), CREMS Seminar

Creatures of the mind: witchcraft from melancholia to psychoanalysis

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Kate Hodgkin (University of East London), CREMS Seminar

A Monarchical Monarchy: Thoughts on the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Thursday 23 January 2014

CANCELLED: John Bossy (York), History Anniversary Lecture

CREMS Brown Bag lunch: The Futures of Book History

Thursday 23 January 2014

Led by Helen Smith and Emma Molin

How to do books with things in early modern England

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Jason Scott-Warren (Cambridge), CREMS Seminar

CREMS Brown Bag lunch on Collecting and Collections

Thursday 16 January 2014

Led by Helen Smith and Emma Molin

Visual Politics in the German Renaissance

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Professor Ulinka Rublack (Cambridge), CREMS Seminar

CREMSMAS Party

Wednesday 4 December 2013

to follow the double bill of CREMS Seminars

CREMS Seminar double bill

Wednesday 4 December 2013

Speakers: Amanda Lillie and Jeanne Nuechterlein (History of Art, York), followed by CREMSMAS Party!

Cabinet of Curiosities: Mince pies and Mulled wine

Friday 29 November 2013

CREMS Postgraduate Forum

Richard III Silent Film

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Script, voice-to-screen direction and introduction: Judith Buchanan (York), in partnership with York Theatre Royal

Gesualdo 400th Anniversary Conference

Saturday 23 November 2013

A two-day conference celebrating the 400th anniversary of the death of Gesualdo. Keynote Speakers: James Wood and Ruth McAllister

Shakespeare, Anecdotally

Wednesday 20 November 2013

TFTV and CREMS, Speaker Paul Menzer (MBC, Virginia)

Reconstructing Shakespeare's Songbook

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Music Department Seminar, speaker Ross W. Duffin (Case Western Reserve University)

George Clifford: Tales of bravery and piracy!

Tuesday 19 November 2013

Speaker: Gillian Walters, Centre for Lifelong Learning

the Garden of Wysdom

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Discussing academic career realities, CREMS & Cabinet of Curiosities

Brown Bag Lunch for Postgraduates

Thursday 17 October 2013

Cabinet of Curiosities, CREMS

Nested Polyphonies: Stratification and Organicism in 15th-Century Chansonniers

Wednesday 16 October 2013

CREMS Seminar, Speaker Jane Alden (Wesleyan University)

Lyric Structures

Friday 11 October 2013

Research Seminar with Jonathan Culler (Cornell)

Theory of the Lyric

Thursday 10 October 2013

Speaker Jonathan Culler (Cornell), Public Lecture

History Graduate Conference

Friday 4 October 2013

Papers on various PhD topics

From Thread to Pigment: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Early Modern Costume

Thursday 25 July 2013

Study Day at the Bowes Museum

Queen Margaret in Shakespeare and Chronicles: She-Wolf or Heroic Spirit?

Monday 15 July 2013

A CREMS Work-in-Progress Seminar

Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships

Monday 8 July 2013

Presentations and Awards

Closing date for Call for Papers: Cathedral Libraries and Archives of Britain and Ireland 3-5 July 2014

Monday 1 July 2013

2-day conference 3-5 July 2014, hosted by CMS and CREMS

The Dutch Courtesan

Saturday 22 June 2013

John Marston's great city comedy, directed by Mike Cordner, TFTV

The Dutch Courtesan

Friday 21 June 2013

John Marston's great city comedy, directed by Mike Cordner, TFTV

Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800

Friday 21 June 2013

Two-day interdisciplinary conference, 21-22 June 2013

The Dutch Courtesan

Thursday 20 June 2013

John Marston's great city comedy, directed by Mike Cordner, TFTV

Dating "Everyman" (not as slutty as it sounds)

Wednesday 19 June 2013

Eric Rasmussen (Univ of Nevada) CREMS Seminar

Renaissance Reincarnations on the Page

Saturday 15 June 2013

Supported by CREMS and the Department of Theatre, Film and Television

Postgraduate Symposium

Friday 14 June 2013

Cabinet of Curiosities

The Production and Reading of Music Sources

Thursday 6 June 2013

3-day Conference at the Warburg Institute

The European Marvell

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Nigel Smith (Princeton) Patrides Lecture, 2013

Literature, Politics and Religion in the Dutch Republic: 'True Freedom' and an Anglo-Dutch perspective

Monday 3 June 2013

Nigel Smith (Princeton), CREMS Postgraduate Workshop

Poetics & Prose Theory in Early Modern English

Wednesday 29 May 2013

Thomas Browne 6, 2013 Symposium, CREMS

Morrell Theory Workshop

Tuesday 21 May 2013

Monica Brito-Vieira (York) Morrell Centre for Toleration, Department of Politics

Understanding Baroque Ivory Sculptures: The Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Monday 20 May 2013

Marjorie Trusted (V&A) History of Art Department Seminar

Shakespeare’s Globe in light of its Audiences

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Public Lecture - 50 Years of Education at York

Capuchin Model of Leadership: the Pére Ange (Henri de Joyeuse) 1563-1608

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Peter Goddard (Guelph), CREMS Seminar

Carlstadt's Wagon: Visual propaganda for the Reformation

Friday 10 May 2013

Postgraduate Seminar with Lyndal Roper (Oxford) and Jenny Spinks (Manchester)

Love, Anger and Envy: Emotions and the early Reformation

Thursday 9 May 2013

Lyndal Roper (Oxford) Annual Aylmer Lecture, History Department

Women and the Popular in Early Modern England

Wednesday 1 May 2013

CREMS Afternoon workshop, with guest speakers Laura Gowing (King's London), Adrian Wilson (Leeds)

The Tudors and the Founding of the Savoy Hospital

Monday 29 April 2013

Charlotte Stanford(Brigham-Young University)History of Art Department Seminar

The Reader's Eye: Between annotation and illustration

Monday 22 April 2013

Bill Sherman (York) History of Art Seminar

Embroidered Encounters: Travel, Religion and the Household at Hardwick Hall

Monday 25 March 2013

Speaker: Dr Helen Smith (York) Conversion Narratives project public lecture series "Cultural Encounters"

Renaissance Reincarnations in the Theatre

Thursday 14 March 2013

The theatrical construction of Early Modern afterlives

Encountering Islam: The Qu'ran in the European Enlightenment

Monday 11 March 2013

Speaker: Dr Ziad Elmarsafy (York) Conversion Narratives project public lecture series "Cultural Encounters"

The Politics of Touch: Shaking hands in Early Modern England

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Prof John Walter (Essex) CREMS Seminar

Screening of The Tempest, Julie Taymore 2010

Tuesday 26 February 2013

Cabinet of Curiosities Film Night

Improbable lives: A One-Eyed Soldier, a Dervish and Other Converts in Early Modern Rome

Monday 25 February 2013

Speaker: Dr Peter Mazur (York) Conversion Narratives project public lecture series "Cultural Encounters"

The Full Monteverdi

Friday 22 February 2013

A film by John La Bouchardiere featuring I Fagiolini

Investigating Titian: the first forty years

Thursday 21 February 2013

Public Lecture

'A Certain Imaginary Conjunction': Law, medicine and 'libertinage'

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Dr Wes Williams (Oxford) CREMS Seminar

Laughter and civil conversation: from Castiglione to Hobbes

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Prof Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, London) CREMS Seminar

How Machiavellian was Machiavelli?

Tuesday 12 February 2013

Speaker: Professor Quentin Skinner FBA, Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary, University of London Public Lecture

Sinan: A Muslim Converts in Elizabethan England

Monday 11 February 2013

Speaker: Dr Matthew Dimmock (Sussex) Conversion Narratives project public lecture series "Cultural Encounters"

Postgraduate Potluck Supper and Playreading

Saturday 9 February 2013

Cabinet of Curiosities, CREMS postgraduate forum

I Fagiolini presents "Insalata: A musical banquet of secular Renaissance dishes"

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Director Robert Hollingworth

'Weaving the web': Women's Translations as Dialogues in Early Modern England

Thursday 31 January 2013

Prof Brenda Hosington Associate Fellow in the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick, CREMS Seminar

Travellers' Tales

Monday 28 January 2013

Speaker: Dr Abigail Shinn (York) Conversion Narratives project public lecture series "Cultural Encounters"

Making Religion Matter? Questioning the Relationship between Art and Religion

Monday 28 January 2013

A workshop to explore the religious turn in the history of art

Swagger and Smirk: Patrician Empowerment and Rembrandt's Nightwatch

Monday 21 January 2013

Speaker: Dr Cordula Van Wyhe (York), History of Art Seminar

Cultural Encounters: The Circulation of the Sacred in the Early Modern World

Monday 14 January 2013

Speaker: Dr Simon Ditchfield (York) Conversion Narratives project public lecture series: "Cultural Encounters"

The Topography of the Kitchen, Medicine and Spirituality in the Diaries of Sister Margaret of the Mother of God (Brussels,1635-1637)

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Cordula van Wyhe (York) CREMS Seminar, followed by CREMS-MAS PARTY!

Cabinet of Curiosities Mulled Wine & Mince Pies

Thursday 6 December 2012

Presentations of short, Christmas-themed papers

Substance, Creation and Transformation in the Cappella Altieri in Rome

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Richard Checketts (Leeds) CREMS Seminar

Culture and Politics in Golden Age Spain: Attitudes and Assumptions of a Grandee Elite

Thursday 29 November 2012

Alistair Malcolm (Limerick) History Dept Seminar

Seneca - A Model for the Royal Confessor?

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Nicole Reinhardt (Durham) CREMS Seminar

Potluck Lunch for Postgraduates

Tuesday 20 November 2012

organised by the Cabinet of Curiosities, CREMS Postgraduate forum

York 400 Years Ago: Reformation, religious change and social stress?

Wednesday 14 November 2012

York 800 Public Lecture Series

Royal Loss: Untimely death, public and private mourning, and the monarchs who never were...

Saturday 10 November 2012

One-day interdisciplinary conference

The Repatriation of Colonial History: England and America in the seventeenth century

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Malcolm Gaskill (East Anglia) CREMS Seminar

Bibles, Knives and Scissors at Little Gidding

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Adam Smyth (Birkbeck) CREMS Seminar

Conversion and Gender

Thursday 26 July 2012

Conversion Narratives AHRC Project Two-day Symposium

Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Monday 28 May 2012

Cabinet of Curiosities

British Library Modern Historical Manuscripts Collection

Friday 25 May 2012

Dr Arnold Hunt, manuscripts from 1600

Invention, Philosophy and Technology in the Seventeenth Century

Wednesday 23 May 2012

Thomas Browne Fifth Annual Seminar

Seventeenth-Century Gothic

Wednesday 16 May 2012

Architectural Theory and Research School event, History of Art Department

Exhibiting Shakespeare

Tuesday 15 May 2012

Patrides Lecture, in collaboration with Langwith SCR

Renaissance Architecture and Theory Scholars (RATS) Annual Meeting

Saturday 12 May 2012

History of Art Department

People who believe in nothing: Intolerable thoughts in Late Renaissance Italy

Thursday 10 May 2012

Annual Aylmer Lecture, Department of History

Music, Space and Sociability in the Renaissance

Wednesday 9 May 2012

CREMS Afternoon Workshop, open to all

Who owns meaning?

Wednesday 25 April 2012

World Shakespeares Reading Group inaugural session

Renaissance Reincarnations

Saturday 17 March 2012

CREMS Symposium

’Such Place, such Men, such Language & such Ware’: The Theatre of London¹s Fairs

Wednesday 29 February 2012

Prof Tiffany Stern (Oxford) Crems Research Seminar

Passion and Conflict: Persecution, martyrdom and marriage in Early Modern Anabaptism

Thursday 16 February 2012

Katharina Reinholdt (Universität des Saarlandes) History Department Research Seminar

Screening of Derek Jarman's adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's Edward II

Monday 13 February 2012

Cabinet of Curiosities event

Food, Faith, and Conversion in the Early Modern World

Wednesday 8 February 2012

Eric Dursteler (Brigham Young University, US) CREMS Research Seminar

(Mis)advising Shakespeare's Players

Monday 6 February 2012

Theatre Inaugural Lectures - Speaking the Speech: Actors, Scripts, Performances

Tales of Turning: Conversion and Rhetoric in Early Modern England

Thursday 2 February 2012

Cabinet of Curiosities Seminar

The Sacred or the Profane: Art, Religion, Amnesia

Monday 30 January 2012

Donald Preziosi (UCLA) History of Art Department Research Seminar

Outgrowing Adonis, outgrowing Ovid: the disorienting narrative of Venus and Adonis

Wednesday 25 January 2012

Subha Mukherji (Downing College, Cambridge) CREMS Research Seminar

Première Screening of Thomas Middleton's 'A Mad World, My Masters'

Thursday 12 January 2012

Film of TFTV'S first staff-directed stage production

Sharing Shakespeare? Jointly-Authored Plays on Stage

Wednesday 14 December 2011

Varsha Panjwani (York) CREMS Research Seminar

Historicism, Presentism, and The Tempest

Wednesday 7 December 2011

Rob Carson (Hobart and William Smith Colleges, New York), CREMS Research Seminar

Do good fences make good neighbours? Living with heretics in Early Modern Savoy

Thursday 24 November 2011

History Department research seminar

Did Gertrude Know? Some problems in performing Shakespeare

Wednesday 23 November 2011

Public Lecture provided by the Department of Theatre, Film & Television

Writing fictional histories of early Netherlandish art

Monday 21 November 2011

Jeanne Neuchterlein (York), History of Art research seminar

'My kingdom is not of this world': Hobbes's verse history of the Church, 1659-1722

Wednesday 16 November 2011

Professor Justin Champion, Royal Holloway, University of London, CREMS Research Seminar

"And Seek for Grace": Spiritual Conversion on the Early Modern Stage

Tuesday 15 November 2011

Cabinet of Curiosities research seminar

Film Night: Edward II

Saturday 5 November 2011

Cabinet of Curiosities postgraduate event

Cabinet of Curiosities

Monday 31 October 2011

Social event for postgraduates

Elizabeth I: The Virgin Queen

Thursday 27 October 2011

University of York Public Lecture

Leonardo da Vinci's Treatise on Painting: Was it a Catholic Reformation Text?

Friday 21 October 2011

Professor Claire Farago (Colorado at Boulder), History of Art Research Seminar

Music and the English Reformation

Wednesday 19 October 2011

Jonathan Willis, Birmingham University CREMS Research Seminar

Graduate Conference

Friday 14 October 2011

History Department

The Bible in the Seventeenth Century: the Authorised Version Quatercentenary (1611-2011)

Thursday 7 July 2011

A three-day International Conference 7-9 July

Stor(y)ing Objects

Thursday 30 June 2011

CREMS-Cabinet of Curiosities Seminar with speaker Karolina Lebek (University of Silesia)

Rethinking Holy Space

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Alexei Lidov (Moscow) and Jas Elsner (Oxford) A Symposium

Problems surrounding the Virgins on the Rocks

Thursday 9 June 2011

History of Art Research Seminar, with speaker Luke Syson (The National Gallery)

Conversion Narratives in the Early Modern World

Thursday 9 June 2011

A 3 Day International Conference 9-11 June 2011

Leonardo in Milan

Wednesday 8 June 2011

Speaker: Luke Syson (National Gallery), History of Art Lecture

The Private Life of William Shakespeare

Thursday 2 June 2011

Professor Lena Cowen Orlin (Georgetown University) The 2011 Patrides Lecture

The Private Renaissance

Thursday 2 June 2011

Cabinet of Curiosities Post-graduate Seminar, led by Lena Cowen Orlin (Georgetown University)

Holy Space and the Senses

Wednesday 1 June 2011

Graduate Student Seminar led by Alexei Lidov

The Context of "Leviathan": A New Interpretation

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Dr Noel Malcolm (All Souls College, University of Oxford) CREMS Research Seminar

Cabinet of Curiosities Movie Night: Shakespeare Wallah

Tuesday 17 May 2011

Merchant Ivory, 1965

Postgraduate London trip

Monday 16 May 2011

With visits to the Warburg Institute and the Globe Theatre

Hierotopy, Spatial Icons & Image-Paradigms

Tuesday 10 May 2011

Professor Alexei Lidov, History of Art Open Lecture

CREMS welcome reception for Professor Alexei Lidov (Moscow)

Monday 9 May 2011

University Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the History of Art, Contact: Bill Sherman or Helen Hills

Henry V: History's Man or Shakespeare's?

Tuesday 3 May 2011

Dr Craig Taylor & Dr Judith Buchanan - Public Lrcture

Whose Shakespeare? Early African engagement with Shakespeare in South Africa

Tuesday 3 May 2011

Dr Brian Willan CREMS and Modern School, Department of English

Representations of Regicide in 17th-Century Europe

Saturday 12 March 2011

CREMS / Sorbonne Nouvelle Day Conference

Cabinet of Curiosities Postgraduate Symposium

Wednesday 9 March 2011

A Cabinet/CREMS postgraduate forum event

Teaching Civil War Writings

Thursday 3 March 2011

Symposium run by the English Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy, with CREMS and Dept of English & Related Literature

Words, words, words: "Hamlet" without them

Tuesday 22 February 2011

Screening of Asta Nielsen "Hamlet"

The Places of Popular Medicine: Aristotle's Masterpiece in Context

Tuesday 15 February 2011

Professor Mary Fissell (The Johns Hopkins University) CREMS/CECS Public Lecture

Shakespeare's Flop: the literary and the popular in the 17th-century book trade

Wednesday 9 February 2011

Professor Zachary Lesser (University of Pennsylvania) CREMS Research Seminar

CREMS Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

Wednesday 9 February 2011

with Professor Zachary Lesser

About Dogs - The Inaugural White Rose Animals Seminar

Friday 4 February 2011

York/Sheffield/Leeds/ 2010-2012

Andrew Benjamin: Open Conversation

Friday 28 January 2011

Graduate Seminar

The Economy of Colour in Rosso Fiorentino

Thursday 27 January 2011

Professor Andrew Benjamin, Monash University

Listening to Architectural Space

Wednesday 26 January 2011

Professor Deborah Howard (Cambridge) Annual CREMS/NCEM Public Lecture

Love and exile: Petrarch, Sidney and John Berryman

Monday 24 January 2011

Professor John Roe, Inaugural Lecture

[Gentle]men Behaging Badly: Aggression Anxiety and Repertory in the Playhouses of Early Modern London

Monday 13 December 2010

Dr Richard Rowland (York) CREMS Research Seminar followed by CREMSmas PARTY!

'A History of Britain' - Ten Years On

Wednesday 8 December 2010

IPUP Symposium with Guest Speaker Simon Schama

Cabinet of Curiosities Film Evening

Tuesday 7 December 2010

Showing Derek Jarman's 'Caravaggio'

Distrust and Public Service in Early Modern Knowledge Economy: A case of the Hartlib Circle

Thursday 2 December 2010

Dr Koji Yamamoto (King's College London) History Department Research Seminar

The Impact of Renaissance Rhetoric, 1380-1620

Monday 29 November 2010

Professor Peter Mack (Director, Warburg Institute) CREMS Research Seminar

Kings and Cripples: royal and Eccentric Bodies in Medieval Culture

Thursday 25 November 2010

Christopher Baswell (Barnard-Columbia Universities, New York) The 2010 Riddy Lecture

The Cult of Seduction: The Revolution of Lust and Gender in England, 1600-1800

Thursday 25 November 2010

Faramerz Dabhoiwala (Oxford) History Department Research Seminar

With Great Diversity: Manga Configuration of Shakespeare

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Sam Myklebost - Cabinet of Curiosities Work-in-Progress Seminar

Star Art: Middle Ages to Renaissance: East of Constantinople, West of Sicily

Wednesday 24 November 2010

The York Medieval Seminar - Graduate Workshop led by Prof Piero Boitani (University of Rome)

Star Art, Medieval to Renaissance: Mosaics, Paintings, Architecture and Literature

Tuesday 23 November 2010

The York Medieval Seminar Professor Piero Boitani (University of Rome)

The Archaeology of Performance Spaces

Wednesday 17 November 2010

CREMS Symposium with the Departments of Archaeology, English, and Theatre, Film and TV

Sex, Violence and Religion in the Northern Province, 1300-1858

Saturday 13 November 2010

York Cause Papers one-day conference

Cabinet of Curiosities Social Event

Tuesday 9 November 2010

Introductory meeting

Coming in the Clouds: Bernini’s Architecture as Painting

Wednesday 3 November 2010

Dr Fabio Barry (St Andrews) CREMS Research Seminar

Conversion Narratives

Wednesday 27 October 2010

CREMS Brown Bag Seminar

News from Africa: Reporting Conversion in Renaissance Italy

Tuesday 26 October 2010

Professor Kate Lowe (Queen Mary, University of London) Conversion Narratives Launch Event

Society for Renaissance Studies 4th Biennial Conference 2010

Friday 16 July 2010

The 4th Biennial Conference of the Society for Renaissance Studies will be held in the historic city of York on 16-18 July 2010, hosted by the Centre for Renaissance & Early Modern Studies - University of York.