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May 2017

Renaissance Reborn – A Student Conference

3 May
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Renaissance Reborn A student conference at the University of Sheffield 3 May 2017 HRI Feel free to attend just one or a couple of the panels if you cannot come to the  entire event, but please register in advance.   Programme 12.45: Arrival and Welcome 1–2.15: Fact and Historical Fictions (Panel 1) Daniel Clarke, University of Sheffield, ‘Mud and Medievalism: Casting for “authenticity” in HBO’s Game of Thrones’ Beth Robson, University of Sheffield, ‘Outlander and Game of Thrones’ Katharine Fellows,…

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June 2017

Conference: Habitual Behaviour in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1750

1 June - 2 June
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Organised by the WROCAH 'Cultures of Consumption' network, this two-day interdisciplinary conference aims to draw together scholars working on material culture, digital humanities, medicine, consumption, daily routine, practice, theory, and more, and invites them to consider their research under the heading of ‘habit’. Keynote speakers: Professor Steven Shapin (Harvard University) and Dr Sasha Handley (University of Manchester) View the conference website for more information including the call for papers (ends 16 November 2016).

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September 2017

Conference: Connections in Commerce and Consumption: Production, Distribution and Consumption in Britain and Europe, 1500-1800

15 September @ 10:00 am - 16 September @ 6:00 pm

Keynotes: Evan Jones (Bristol) and Jon Stobart (Manchester Metropolitan) Call for Papers This two-day conference invites proposals from postgraduate students, ECRs and academics working on the production, distribution and consumption of goods and materials in early modern Britain and Europe, broadly defined as 1500-1800. The conference will forge discussion between different historical approaches to production, distribution and consumption. On the one hand, continued growth and interest in material culture studies has fostered a wide-ranging field in which the cultural reception…

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