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

Keynotes: Evan Jones (Bristol) and Jon Stobart (Manchester Metropolitan) Call for Papers Extended deadline: May 21st 2017 This two-day conference invites proposals from postgraduate students, ECRs and academics working on the production, distribution and consumption of goods and materials in Continue reading Conference: Connections in Commerce and Consumption: Production, Distribution and Consumption in Britain and Europe, 1500-1800

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

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

Renaissance Reborn – A Student Conference

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.

Ben Jonson’s Workes and their contexts: 400 years on

This day conference, hosted by the Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies, celebrates the 400th anniversary of Ben Jonson’s folio Workes (printed in 1616). Its publication was a landmark in English literary history, grouping together Jonson’s work in multiple genres, Continue reading Ben Jonson’s Workes and their contexts: 400 years on

Ben Jonson: registration now open

Registration is now open for ‘Ben Jonson’s Workes and Their Contexts’, an interdisciplinary conference marking the 400th anniversary of Ben Jonson’s folio Workes (printed in 1616). Its publication was a landmark in English literary history, grouping together Jonson’s work in Continue reading Ben Jonson: registration now open

Medieval & Renaissance Music Conference

The University of Sheffield plays host to the annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference. Researchers and practioners from across the world will gather to deliver and hear over a hundred papers during the 72-hour conference. See who’s representing SCEMS. More Continue reading Medieval & Renaissance Music Conference

Student Renaissance Conference: Marginal in the Early Modern

Scholars from Sheffield and York gathered ten days ago to showcase their research at a student-organised conference called The Marginal in the Early Modern.  Papers by undergraduates and postgraduates considered the idea of marginality within a canonical period and the Continue reading Student Renaissance Conference: Marginal in the Early Modern

Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference: Sheffield, 5-8 July 2016

Banner image showing musicians and dancers performing at a masque (from MRM conference)

In July 2016, the University of Sheffield plays host to the annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference. Researchers and practioners from across the world will gather to deliver and hear over a hundred papers during the 72-hour conference. The packed Continue reading Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference: Sheffield, 5-8 July 2016

Society for Post- Medieval Archaeology 50th anniversary Congress

The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology mark their 50th anniversary with a special Congress at the University of Sheffield. SCEMS members including Rachel Askew, Katherine Fenelly, and Sam Garwood are heavily involved in organising this event. More details are available on Continue reading Society for Post- Medieval Archaeology 50th anniversary Congress

Bacchus in Boston: Intoxicants and Early Modernity at #RenSA16

Easter offers a break from teaching schedules, and the opportunity for SCEMS members to travel and share their research further afield. This week, the Social History Society gathering in Lancaster heard from Sheffield early modernists including Kate Gibson (on illegitimate Continue reading Bacchus in Boston: Intoxicants and Early Modernity at #RenSA16