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Coin Hoard


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Starts: Nov 19, 2015 5:15:00 PM


'A Strong Barbaric Accent': America's Dutch-Speaking Black Community from Seventeenth Century New Netherland to Nineteenth Century New York and New Jersey

Professor Jeroen Dewulf from UC Berkeley will be visiting the Centre in December 2015. As visiting scholar, Professor Dewulf will give this year's annual lecture.

6.30pm, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, UCL, WC1E 6BT

Followed by a reception in the IAS Common Ground. RSVP via Eventbrite

The Centre's First Edited Volume

Due for publication by the end of this year a selection of some of the best work arising from the Centre's activities from Ashgate. See advert...


Full-time students complete their dissertations in the summer of the year in which they are enrolled. Part-time students complete their dissertations in their second year of study. It should be 18,000 words long including footnotes but not the bibliography.

The dissertation should be submitted electronically via Turnitin.

The first piece of assessed work for the Core Course is an annotated bibliography/ literature review defining a subject area or approach that will become the focus of the dissertation.

This 4000 word piece will be due according to the School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) deadlines, available on the:

Writing this piece of work will help to define the topic of the dissertation. Students should chose a supervisor fill in and submit a Dissertation Supervisor form by the last day of term two. Students should have a minimum of three supervisory meetings to discuss their research and early drafts.

There is helpful advice on contents, argument, presentation, style and mechanics of writing, quotations, foot notes and bibliography available here:

In the Summer Term, students must give a presentation on the topic of their dissertation, lasting no more than 20 minutes, for an audience of staff associated with the programme and fellow Early Modern Studies (EMS) students.