University of Exeter

The CEMS Postgraduate Symposium 2019: Points of Connection

Keynote Speaker: Dr Rebecca Emmett (Plymouth)
Thursday 13 June, 9-6pm
Digital Humanities Lab, Streatham Campus

The Centre for Early Modern Studies is pleased to announce this year's postgraduate symposium at the University of Exeter. This one-day symposium will explore all aspects of ‘Points of Connection’ as experienced between 1500 and 1800. To attend the conference, please register here.

The full programme can be downloaded via this link (PDF) Points of Connection: Programme. Papers will cover a wide range of research areas relating to the following themes:

  • Connections and differences
  • Social networks and belonging
  • Intersectionality and interconnectedness
  • Reading and textual communities
  • Printing and materiality
  • Physical boundaries and networks
  • Encounters and exchanges
  • Power balances and struggles
  • Divergence and convergence
  • Dominant, counter and alternative narratives

Organisers: Anna-Lujz Gilbert; Erica Askew-Jones, Tessa Crossley, Tom Vozar.

This event is generously supported by the University of Exeter Humanities PGR Activities Award and the Department of History.