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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29 November 201716:00

Phil Withington (Sheffield): Utopia, slavery, and 1684

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6 December 201715:00

Disfigured Faces: Modern and Early Modern

Dr Suzannah Biernoff (Birkbeck, University of London) Dr Michelle Webb (University of Exeter). Full details
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6 December 201716:00

Arms and Armour from the Norman Conquest to Magna Carta

Catherine Hanley discusses the development of weapons and armour over the long twelfth century. Full details
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6 December 201716:30

CIGH Seminar: Miguel Hernandez, ‘Nativism and the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s America’

A CIGH seminar cross-listed for CWSS members. Full details
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13 December 201715:30

Centre for Early Modern Studies Postgraduate Showcase

The Postgraduate Showcase is an opportunity for CEMS members to learn more about the early modern research currently being undertaken at Exeter, and it has been a great success in previous years. At the event MA and doctoral candidates present briefly (5-10 minutes) on their work, introducing their research interests, and summarising and explaining their key research questions and source material.. Full details
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24 January 201816:00

Adam Smyth (Oxford): Recycled Books

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26 January 201815:00

Balance, Burnout, and Exhaustion

Dr Anna Katharina Schaffner (University of Kent) Dr Annie Ring (UCL) Natasha Feiner (University of Exeter). Full details
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31 January 201814:00

CWSS Seminar, Bob Moore on Displacement and Incarceration in World War II

A seminar with Professor Bob Moore (Sheffield); details TBA. Full details
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8 February 201815:00

Biological Discourses: Science, Sexuality and the Novel around 1900

Dr Charlo e Woodford (University of Cambridge) Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex (University of Cambridge) Cyd Sturgess (University of Sheffield). Full details
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21 February 201816:00

Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck): The work of writing and the writing of work: artisan authors in England, c.1600-1750

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22 February 201815:00

China and Sexology

Dr Leon Rocha (University of Liverpool) Dr Ting Guo (University of Exeter). Full details
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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 201818:00

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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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

Centre for Early Modern Studies Seminar: Sebastiaan Verweij (Bristol)

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28 March 201814:00

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'; details TBC. Full details
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