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October 2015

Rebecca Shriver: ‘Birthing a Peaceful Political Order: Gender and the European Idea, 1919-1933’

October 8, 2015 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Seminar Room G.03 (Ground Floor), Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7RA United Kingdom
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Free

The Modern History Reading Group and the Centre for Peace History are pleased to invite you for the first of a series of talks in the autumn term. On Thursday, 8 October 2015, Rebecca Shriver will speak about: ‘Birthing a Peaceful Political Order: Gender and the European Idea, 1919-1933’ In her talk, she will outline some of the networks of German, French and eventually also British anti-war advocates who promoted integration after the First World War, and discuss how gender factored into…

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December 2015

Windows into Research: Projects

December 10, 2015 @ 12:10 pm - 1:30 pm
9 Mappin Street Room G:12
Free

This special session of “Windows into Research”, a series that brings together research-in-progress reports under a common theme, will focus on current projects at the University of Sheffield. Over the course of an hour, we will have short presentations from representatives of three major research projects: Digital Panopticon Intoxicants & Early Modernity Linguistic DNA There will be time for questions and discussion about the different projects. This SCEMS event is part of the lunchtime Early Modern Forum.

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Seasonal Celebration of Early Modern Studies at the Early Modern Forum

December 17, 2015 @ 12:10 pm - 1:30 pm
Jessop West

On Thursday 17 December, SCEMS, EMDG and the Renaissance Society are organising a festive lunchtime forum session, with tales of wassail, a glass of punch, and an opportunity to meet the new directors of SCEMS.  This is a social event for early modernists at the University of Sheffield, whether students, staff or associates. If it will be the first SCEMS / EMDG / Renaissance Society event you have attended, please email SCEMS or use the web contact form to let…

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February 2016

SCEMS Visiting Speaker Lecture: Lorna Hutson

February 11, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Lorna Hutson is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. She received her MA and DPhil from Oxford; her doctoral research was on the Renaissance prose writer Thomas Nashe (1567-1601), and was published by Clarendon Press as Thomas Nashe in Context (1989). From Oxford she move to QMUL and later took up a Chair at the University of Hull, before spending four years as Professor in the English Department of the University of California at Berkeley…

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SCEMS Masterclass: Lorna Hutson

February 12, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:05 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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The final Masterclass of the 2015-2016 session will be delivered by Lorna Hutson, Berry Professor of English at the University of St Andrews. Masterclasses are free to attend but advance registration is required.  For more information please email scems@sheffield.ac.uk, tweet @SheffieldCEMS or visit http://scems.group.shef.ac.uk/

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March 2016

Uppsala-Sheffield Early Modern Studies Workshop

March 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am - March 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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On 10-11th March the Department will host a visit from staff and PG students from the History Department at Uppsala University, part of a developing relationship with colleagues at Uppsala. The main activity of the visit is a joint Uppsala-Sheffield Early Modern Studies Workshop, programme attached. We have an exciting group of papers from PG students, interspersed with presentations from staff (Caroline Pennock, Mike Braddick, Simon Middleton, Shearer West and Tim Shepherd from Music). On Thursday afternoon the workshop will take…

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Margaret Hunt (Uppsala) ‘The English East India Company and the 1689 Mughal Siege of Bombay’

March 15, 2016 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar Room G.03 (Ground Floor), Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7RA United Kingdom
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In 1689 The English East India Company settlement of Bombay came under siege by forces loyal to the Mughal Empire, with which the East India Company had unwisely gone to war. That siege, which lasted over a year, decimated the English garrison and virtually destroyed the town. Moreover, in the course of the siege much of the garrison deserted over to the enemy. Ultimately the Company was forced to sue for peace on unfavourable terms, and the ensuing blow to…

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February 2018

SCEMS Events: Spring 2018

February 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Sheffield is home to one of the largest, most vibrant, and respected centres for early modern studies in the world, with over 50 staff and fellows currently members of the Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies (SCEMS). To find details of SCEMS events running in the Spring semester of 2018 please click here

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September 2018

SCEMS Events Autumn 2018-19

September 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - December 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Sheffield is home to one of the largest, most vibrant, and respected centres for early modern studies in the world, with over 50 staff and fellows currently members of the Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies (SCEMS). For full SCEMs events listings for autumn 2018-19 please see here Follow SCEMS on Twitter 

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February 2019

SCEMS Events: Spring 2019

February 7, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - May 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Sheffield is home to one of the largest, most vibrant, and respected centres for early modern studies in the world, with over 50 staff and fellows currently members of the Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies (SCEMS). To find details of SCEMS events running in the Spring semester of 2019 please click here.  

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