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.

David Coast: ‘Speaking for the People in Early Modern England’

This paper examines the authority of what might loosely be called “public opinion” in political and religious polemics in England from c. 1529 – 1640. One important strand of elite political rhetoric portrayed the common people as an ignorant and Continue reading David Coast: ‘Speaking for the People in Early Modern England’

How Markku Peltonen revisited England’s Revolution

Markku Peltonen mid-lecture

For our first visiting speaker of 2016–17, SCEMS was privileged to welcome Professor Markku Peltonen from the University of Helsinki, who (thanks to the generosity of the Humanities Research Institute) spent a week in Sheffield earlier this month. Best known Continue reading How Markku Peltonen revisited England’s Revolution

Markku Peltonen: The republican moment of the English revolution

Evening lecture from HRI Visiting European Fellow Markku Peltonen. Please note change of venue: This event will be held in the Diamond Lecture Theatre 6 (on the basement level), not Lecture Theatre 9 as previously advertised. About the speaker Markku Continue reading Markku Peltonen: The republican moment of the English revolution

SCEMS Windows into Research: Projects

Featuring compact presentations from Rachel Askew, Adam James Smith, Amy Jackson and Seth Mehl, followed by panel discussion and Q&A. Members of SCEMS are at work developing and researching fresh project opportunities. Hear about Castlegate, Thomason’s Newsbooks, and Sheffield: Protest. Continue reading SCEMS Windows into Research: Projects