Events

Research events play an important role in our active research culture. Academic staff from the University and other institutions come together with students to share and debate the latest ideas and developments.

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7 March 201816:00

Women's Work in Rural England 1500-1700

‘Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500-1700: A New Methodological Approach’ is a research project funded by the Leverhulme Trust and based at the University of Exeter. The project started in January 2015 and will run until the summer of 2018. The research team are investigating women’s work activities in early modern England using incidental evidence from church court depositions, quarter sessions examinations, and coroners’ rolls. The focus is on the South West of England, and the team are using records relating to Cornwall, Devon, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire. In this seminar the project team will report on their findings.. Full details
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7 March 201817:00

Centre for Maritime Historical Studies Seminar: Same-sex desire in the Royal Navy during the Great War

Centre for Maritime Historical Studies Seminar Programme, 2018. Full details
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7 March 201817:30

Annual Orme Lecture, 'The Loss of France 1450-1453: Sir John Fastolf and the Culture of Blame Revisited'

This year's Annual Orme Lecture is given by Prof. Anne Curry, an expert in the Hundred Years War. Full details
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14 March 201810:30

The Digital Thesis: Managing your Data and Preparing it for Submission

This training workshop will be useful for both PGRs and staff who are (or will be) supervising PGRs in the Humanities.. Full details
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14 March 201816:00

Adam Crymble (Hertfordshire): Digital Approaches to the History of Migration in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Research Seminar. Full details
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21 March 201815:00

Childbirth and Midwifery in Early Modern Britain

Angela Muir (Cardiff University) Sarah Fox (University of Manchester). Full details
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21 March 201816:00

Sebastiaan Verweij (Bristol): Writing and Hearing John Donne

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21 March 201816:00

The Medieval Welsh Cult of Relics: Sources, Perceptions and Identity

Sarah Waidler joins us from Dublin to discuss her new work on the cult saints in Wales. Full details
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28 March 201812:30

CWSS Workshop: Intimidation and non-lethal violence in conflict

A seminar with Dr Brian Hughes (Mary Immaculate College) and Dr Gemma Clark (Exeter) on the theme of 'intimidation'. Full details
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28 March 201817:00

Centre for Maritime Historical Studies Seminar: Convoy! Trade protection over three world wars

Centre for Maritime Historical Studies Seminar Programme, 2018. Full details
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2 May 201816:00

Letters of the First Crusade and Monastic Scribal Cultures

Tom Smith presents exciting new research on the manuscript provenance of crusade materials. Full details
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3 May 2018

Mapping People and Places in the Early Modern World

A variety of Digital Humanities experts will speak on the day - details to follow.. Full details
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9 May 2018

GIS For Early Modern Studies - a digital humanities training event led by Patricia Murrieta-Flores (Lancaster)

A date for your diary - full details to follow.. Full details
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9 May 2018

Patricia Murrieta-Flores (Lancaster): After 'they' arrived: the redefinition of Mesoamerican geographies and the indigenous voices in the mapping of New Spain

CEMS Seminar Series - full details to follow.. Full details
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9 May 201817:00

Centre for Maritime Historical Studies Seminar: Worse things happen at sea: disasters, maritime laws and clashing jurisdiction in early modern Europe

Centre for Maritime Historical Studies Seminar Programme, 2018. Full details
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23 - 24 May 2018

Space, Place and Interface: Being in the Early Modern World

Keynote speakers: Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck) and Chris Laoutaris (Birmingham). This two-day conference will explore all aspects of spaces, places and the interfaces between them as they were experienced and represented between 1500 and 1800. We warmly welcome proposals for twenty-minute papers from postgraduate students in any humanities discipline and seek to include a wide range of research areas.. Full details
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