When Uppsala came to stay: #emUUShef Workshop Commentary by Apurba Chatterjee and Tom Rusbridge

Apurba Chatterjee and Tom Rusbridge are first year PhD students in the Department of History. Both attended the workshop and ate the biscuits.   On March 10th and 11th SCEMS hosted a joint workshop with the Research Node in Early Modern Continue reading When Uppsala came to stay: #emUUShef Workshop Commentary by Apurba Chatterjee and Tom Rusbridge

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

#EMForum Commentary: James Shaw on Giorgio Lizzul

On March 3rd the Early Modern Discussion Group hosted Giorgio Lizzul (KCL) at the Early Modern Forum to present his paper ‘The Utility of Wealth in the Era of the Public Debt 1300-1500’, based on his AHRC-funded PhD research. Dr Continue reading #EMForum Commentary: James Shaw on Giorgio Lizzul

New: Eighteenth Century Reading Group

January 2016 sees the inauguration of a new reading group at the University of Sheffield dedicated to all things eighteenth century. This is a postgraduate initiative, and will meet on Tuesday lunchtimes (12-1pm). The first session (19th January) will focus Continue reading New: Eighteenth Century Reading Group

Visiting Speaker Series: 2015–2016

   The programme for the 2015–2016 Visiting Speaker Series includes scholar and vocalist, Richard Wistreich (Royal College of Music), linguist and historian, Naomi Tadmor (Lancaster University), eminent historian Robert Tittler (Concordia University) and scholar of renaissance rhetoric, Lorna Hutson (St Continue reading Visiting Speaker Series: 2015–2016