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News from 2020

CREMS Dissertation Prize Winners

Monday 23 November 2020

Congratulations to Elena Ghiggino and Eetu Jyvälä, the joint winners of the 2019-20 Dissertation Prize for the highest dissertation mark in the CREMS cohort.

Publication News! Memory and the English Reformation

Saturday 14 November 2020

Congratulations to CREMS and Department of English and Related Literature academic, Brian Cummings, on the publication of his new book, which is co-edited with Alexandra Walsham (University of Cambridge), Bronwyn Wallace and Ceri Law (University of Cambridge).

Nancy Lyman Roelker Prize

Friday 13 November 2020

Professor Stuart Carroll is the recipient of the 2020 Nancy Lyman Roelker Prize by the Sixteenth Century Society & Conference for his article 'Political Justice and the Outbreak of the Wars of Religion’.

2020 Bainton Prize for Reference Works by the Sixteenth Century Society & Conference

Thursday 12 November 2020

Professors Pamela M. Jones, Barbara Wisch and Simon Ditchfield are the recipients of this prize for their co-edited volume: A Companion to Early Modern Rome, 1492–1692

Shakespeare's Globe Book Award

Monday 9 November 2020

Former CREMS research associate, Dr. Lieke Stelling, is the runner up in this year's Shakespeare's Globe Book Award.

The Blazing World of Margaret Cavendish

Wednesday 28 October 2020

A year ago, Keith Allen from CREMS and the Department of Philosophy gave a talk at Bolsover Castle on Margaret Cavendish to English Heritage volunteers and members of the public.

Baroque around the clock

Monday 19 October 2020

CREMS Director, Simon Ditchfield, gave a recent Royal Historical Society virtual lecture. The recording is now available to watch.

The Art of Making Money in Seventeenth-Century Potosí (Bolivia), or The Colonial Counterfeiter's Dilemma

Tuesday 13 October 2020

For those that missed the Zoom seminar, the recording can now be viewed online.

'What's Wrong with the Renaissance - curriculum, colonialism and English'?

Monday 5 October 2020

For those that missed the live webinar, the recording can now be viewed online.

Petyt library project

Wednesday 26 August 2020

Hannah Jeans shares her experience of working with the Petyt library collection this summer.

Shakespeare’s Rivals

Monday 24 August 2020

During lockdown research continued on the project Shakespeare's Rivals.

Interrupted Ideas: An Early Modern Virtual Colloquium 2020

Wednesday 19 August 2020

Organised by PhD students Jimena Ruiz Marron and Jess Ayres, York’s early modern postgraduate forum, the Cabinet of Curiosities, with Support of the Centre of Renaissance and Early Modern Studies hosted its first online colloquium on 27-28 July, 2020.

Erasmus and the Invention of Literature

Monday 17 August 2020

Brian Cummings, Anniversary Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature, has been awarded a Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust worth £209,009 from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2023.

Congratulations to our CREMS staff with promotions

Tuesday 23 June 2020

The University Senate has approved promotions for four of our CREMS colleagues.

Interrupted Ideas

Thursday 4 June 2020

Call for Papers for an Early Modern Virtual Colloquium

Gift-Giving in Anglo-Muscovite Diplomacy: The English Carriage of 1604

Wednesday 3 June 2020

Dr Tatyana Zhukova presented our CREMS research seminar on 28 May. Her paper is now available to view online.

Postponed conferences and workshops

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Our Summer term conferences and workshops are cancelled, but we have numerous events to look forward to in the 2020-21 academic year.

Sound Affects - Early Modern Soundscapes

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Watch a replay of this virtual workshop hosted by Emilie Murphy (York) and Rachel Willie (LJMU)

Stories Between Storeys

Wednesday 15 April 2020

CREMS MA graduate, Helena Kaznowska, has published an article on the uses of stairs to gain domestic control

Publication of Stefan Bauer's new book

Thursday 26 March 2020

CREMS research associate releases book on The Invention of Papal History: Onofrio Panvinio between Renaissance and Catholic Reform

*CANCELLED* Cordial Spirits: Drinking and Sociability in the very long eighteenth century

Tuesday 24 March 2020

We regret that this conference has now been cancelled.

York PhD discovers important historical manuscript

Thursday 23 January 2020

CREMS research associate Dr Jon McGovern, who recently received his PhD from the Department of English and Related Literature, made an exciting discovery when studying a manuscript in the Derbyshire Record Office.

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