University of Exeter

The CEMS Postgraduate Symposium 2019: Points of Connection

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

The Centre for Early Modern Studies 2019 Postgraduate Sympsoium took place in June. This one-day symposium explored all aspects of ‘Points of Connection’ as experienced between 1500 and 1800. The full programme can be downloaded via this link (PDF) Points of Connection: Programme. Papers covered 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 was generously supported by the University of Exeter Humanities PGR Activities Award and the Department of History.