Past conferences and events

  • The Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture 2016: Todd Gray MBE, 'Carving out the Renaissance in Devon. Thursday 3 November, University of Exeter. Public lecture.
  • The Gareth Roberts Memorial Lecture 2016: Lorna Hutson (Oxford): 'The Shakespearean Unscene: Sexual Phantasy in a Midsummer Night's Dream'. Monday 7 November, University of Exeter. Public lecture.
  • Nicholas Temple (Huddersfield): ‘Voice, Space and Gesture. Redefining the Relational Dimension of Architecture in Renaissance Culture’, Art History and Visual Culture Seminar, Wednesday 16 November.
  • Gareth Roberts Visiting Professor: Nigel Smith (Princeton). Wednesday 23 November 2016.
    Professor Fabrizio Nevola (Chair of Art History and Visual Culture) inaugural lecture: 'The Renaissance piazza as a social media space', Wednesday 18 November 2015, University of Exeter.
  • 'Singing the Past': Dr Freyja Cox Jensen and Dr Oskar Cox Jensen led these three events in Heavitree, Cullompton, and Exeter Guildhall, 12, 13, 14 November 2015, part of the Being Human: National Festival of Humanities. The sessions offered a musical exploration of songs from the 16th-18th centuties.
  • 'The south western rebellion of 1549 revisited': Professor Mark Stoyle, 2015 Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture‌, Thursday 5 November, University of Exeter.
  • Poly-Olbion and the Writing of Britain, Royal Geographical Society, London, 10-11 September 2015.
  • The International Christopher Marlowe, University of Exeter, 7-8 September 2015.
  • Voices of the People: an Online Symposium, hosted by the many-headed monster blog, July-August 2015. Open access, comments from readers welcome, #voxpop2015
  • The Eleventh International Milton Symposium, University of Exeter, 20-24 July 2015.
  • The Tallis Scholars Concert: in association with the Milton Symposium, a unique performance including music composed by the father of the great English poet, John Milton. Exeter Cathedral, Tuesday 21 July.
  • Humanities Networking Series: Demystifying Academia (pdf), University of Exeter, April-July 2015.
  • A Glimpse of Tudor Life (pdf), a research showcase in association with the Cullompton Walronds Preservation Trust, Devon, 20 June 2015.
  • The Tragedy of Thomas Merry and The 15 Minute Hamlet: Tudor Drama and Supper at the Walronds, Cullompton, 20 June 2015, 7.30pm. £9 inc. supper; bar available; tickets 07885 475943.
  • 'The Devon Cromwellians', Dr Stephen Roberts (History of Parliament Trust), The Ivan Roots Memorial Lecture, supported by Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Devonshire Association, Devon History Society, Historical Association (Exeter Branch): 20 June 2015. Lecture Theatre 1, Queen's Building, University of Exeter, 2pm.
  • 'Milton and Liberty', Philippa Earle presentation at LiberTea 1215-2015: The Commandery, Worcester, 14 June 2015, 11-4pm.
  • The Past in its Place: A Workshop on Place, Space and Memory, Buckfast Abbey, 17-18 April 2015.
  • 'The Burthen of the Mortal Body': Life, Death, Sickness and Health in the Early Modern Period, August 2010, University of Exeter. The Burthen of the Mortal Body conference programme‌