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The events below are organised by the Department of History. You may also be interested in events in the College of Humanities and general University of Exeter events.

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21 October 202117:00

Blue Arts and Humanities Workshop

Tom Trevor (Contemporary Art and Curation), Ruth Thurstan (Marine Social-Ecological Systems), Tim Cooper (History) and Rob Magnuson Smith (English and Creative Writing) Jointly hosted with Centre for Environmental Arts and Humanities. Full details
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3 November 202115:30

The Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture: Professor Laura Gowing (KCL)

The Centre for Early Modern Studies organises the Joyce Youings Memorial Lecture in early modern History. The lecture commemorates Professor Joyce Youings, formerly head of History at Exeter, the first female professor at the institution, and a distinguished historian of early modern Britain, who died in 2011. The lecture is an annual event, and is kindly funded by Professor Youing’s nephew, Mr Peter Youings. Full details
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10 November 202116:00

The Admiralties of Western Europe: Crisscrossing Experiences and Intertwined Trajectories, c.1300- 1500

Lorenzo Lage (Universidad de Cádiz) Joint seminar with Centre for Medieval Studies. Full details
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17 November 202115:30

Centre for Early Modern Studies: Postgraduate Research 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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23 November 202114:00

Exeter-Leuven Postgraduate Reading Group on Early Modern Translation Studies.

An online once-termly PGR/PGT reading group run in conjunction with colleagues at KU Leuven on the broad theme of translation studies. The first meeting will be led by Prof Lieven d'Hulst (Translation Studies, KU Leuven). The idea is to bring together in discussion students from Exeter and KU Leuven working on anything connected to translation, broadly conceived, be this classical reception, translation between media, linguistic translation, comparative cultures etc. If you are a PGR/PGT student who would like to join the group please contant Dr Helena Taylor [H.Taylor@exeter.ac.uk].. Full details
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24 November 202117:00

Maritime Networks and Power in the Journey of the two Princes of Mpfumo, 1715-1723

Lindsay O’Neill (University of Southern California). Full details
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1 December 202112:30

Centre for Early Modern Studies and Art History and Visual Culture Joint Seminar: Elizabeth L’Estrange (Birmingham)

Elizabeth L’Estrange (History of Art, Birmingham), ‘Reconstructing the library of Anne de Graville (1490-1540) and identifying her literary patrons'.. Full details
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1 December 202115:30

Niall Allsopp, David Parry, Philip Schwyzer (Exeter), Writing Religion, Conflict and Community in Exeter 1500-1750.

Members of the Centre for Early Modern Studies introduce their new Leverhulme funded project.. Full details
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8 December 202117:00

Public Perceptions and Prison Hulks in England and Bermuda, 1776-1863

Anna McKay (University College Cork). Full details
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