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September 2015

Workshop: Notions and Practices of Self

7 September, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Seminar Room 08, Jessop West, Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, S3 7RA United Kingdom
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Free

A workshop between the University of Sheffield, the University of Cambridge, and the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Limited places are available to attend this free full day workshop, which will be followed by dinner at a local restaurant.  The deadline for registration (using the contact form below) is midday on Tuesday 1st September. The papers to be presented are as follows: Annika Raapke (Oldenburg): ‘Sadly, I couldn't fight, for I was ill’: Conflicted Masculinities in the 18th century Caribbean. James Brown…

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November 2015

Workshop: Using Early Modern Inventories

20 November, 2015 @ 11:55 am - 4:00 pm
Bartolome House, Winter Street
Sheffield, S3 7ND United Kingdom
Free

This sources workshop is organised by the Intoxicants & Early Modernity project to inform the next part of their research.  Though the afternoon's programme has a focus on intoxicants, it will also provide a good grounding in method and the different considerations to be borne in mind when employing inventories as a historical source. Participants will hear from two guest speakers, Craig Muldrew and Jane Whittle. Lunch is included. To reserve a place (first come, first served) please contact SCEMS…

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March 2016

Workshop with Uppsala University students

10 March, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11 March, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, Brook Hill
Sheffield, S3 7HF
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Free

A two-day workshop organised by Karen Harvey (History, Sheffield) with Mikael Alm (History, Uppsala) and students from the Uppsala MA programme in early modern history. The joint Uppsala-Sheffield Early Modern Studies Workshop takes place in the Humanities Research Institute. Karen Harvey writes: We have an exciting group of papers from PG students from History, Music and Art History, interspersed with presentations from staff (Caroline Pennock, Mike Braddick, Simon Middleton, Shearer West and Tim Shepherd). On Thursday afternoon the workshop will…

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July 2017

Responding to Utopia

13 July, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Seminar Room 08, Jessop West, Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, S3 7RA United Kingdom
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This event is primarily intended as a workshop for a forthcoming publication. If you want to attend, please contact Professor Cathy Shrank.   PROGRAMME 12: welcome and introductions   12.15-1.30: Chloë Houston (Reading), ‘Early modern Utopian fiction’ Nicole Pohl (Oxford Brookes), ‘Eighteenth-century Utopian fiction’   1.30-2.15:  lunch break   2.15-3.30: Ingrid Hanson (Manchester), ‘Conversation, Formation and Forms of Utopian Fiction in the Victorian Fin de Siècle’ Richard Steadman-Jones (Sheffield), ‘Selling Utopia’   3.30-4: coffee break   4-5.15: Peter Hill (Oxford),…

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September 2018

Barbara Rosenwein

10 September, 2018 - 11 September, 2018

The History Department at the University of Sheffield is hosting a visit from Professor Barbara Rosenwein (Loyola University, Chicago) at the University of Sheffield on the 10th and 11th of September 2018. We would like to invite you to attend the lecture given by Professor Rosenwein on the 10th of September from 5-7pm in The Diamond Lecture Theatre 8. Professor Rosenwein will be discussing her most recent publication, ‘What is the History of Emotions’ (2017). Book a place at the lecture here. We would also like to…

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