Beyond Flanders Fields: The Great War in Belgium and the Netherlands

Start: Jun 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM
End: Jun 5, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Beyond Flanders Fields
Queen Mary University of London, with the support of University College London, will host a conference to further explore aspects of the First World War: Beyond Flanders Fields

A discussion about the future of the early modern and adjacent moments at UCL

Start: Jun 7, 2016 4:00:00 PM
End: Jun 7, 2016 6:00:00 PM

The Corn Harvest by Pieter Bruegel the Elder; Antwerp, 1525-1530
We are seeking to consult and start conversations as widely as possible with colleagues in any discipline about our community and how we in the Centre for Early Modern Exchanges (EME) and the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) can support, facilitate, enhance and showcase your work, research and teaching. Both Research Centres now belong to UCL's Institute for Advanced Studies and we are seeking to change our remit to be more representative of the incredible collection of expertise and brilliance at UCL.

The Physiology of Youth and The Vagueness of Vagrancy

Start: Jun 9, 2016 5:00:00 PM
End: Jun 9, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Cú Chulainn in battle
Followed by wine and discussion

Jewish Languages

Start: Jul 26, 2016 12:00:00 AM
End: Jul 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Jewish Languages
This conference aims to provide a platform for fruitful exchange on Jewish languages and linguistics by bringing together established scholars who have conducted pioneering work in the area with younger researchers who are contributing to this emerging field of enquiry. The conference will include contributions on key topics in Jewish languages, including morphology and syntax, lexicography, script, palaeography, writing and cultural identity.

Mary I (1516-1558). A Conference in her 500th Anniversary Year

Start: Sep 30, 2016 10:00:00 AM
End: Oct 1, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Decorative Capital Selection
England’s first Queen regnant, Mary I, the daughter of King Henry VIII and Queen Catherine of Aragon, was born on 18 February 1516, at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich. The aim of this conference is to bring together scholars doing new work on Queen Mary herself, her joint reign with her husband, King Philip of Spain (1554-1558), and on England’s place in Europe and the rest of the world during her reign.