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

The Centre for Early Modern Studies Postgraduate Conference 2018

A Centre for Early Modern Studies conference
Date23 - 24 May 2018

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. Across two days postgraduate students from a range of humanities disciplines will deliver papers on a wide range of research areas - programme to follow.

Paper topics will include:

  • Ideas of the local, national and international
  • Belonging and alienation
  • Travel and migration
  • Places of remembrance and reflection
  • Theatrical spaces
  • Spaces within and around visual representation
  • Places of work and industry
  • Interfaces between different physical and cultural spaces
  • The interface between earth and heaven
  • Places of consultation

Please send any queries to Some travel grants will be available and will be announced closer to the conference.

The conference is generously supported by the University of Exeter Annual Fund, the Society for Renaissance Studies, and the British Shakespeare Association

Conference Committee 2018: Erica Askew-Jones, Barbara Dunn, Anna-Lujz Gilbert, Sarah-Jayne Ainsworth.

ProviderCentre for Early Modern Studies

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