The European Jewish Experience of Migration: Early Modern and Modern Perspectives

Start: Oct 7, 2015 6:30:00 PM

The speakers will investigate the multiple facets of Jewish migration in the formation of the contemporary Jewish world. This conversation will focus on early modern as well as more recent encounters of Jews leaving, fleeing, and settling in new places. It thus offers a historical reflection on the current refugee crisis. It will reflect on the eastern European encounter as well as the fate of central European Jewries under the threat of National Socialism. 

Archaeologists, Collectors, and Museums: Redressing the Ethical Divide in the face of Modern Conflict

Start: Oct 12, 2015 6:30:00 PM

Beth Shean Bust
Informed by his diverse career in archaeological publishing, the museum world, and the commercial sphere of ancient art, Dr Mark Merrony examines the ethical issues that polarize archaeologists in their relations with public and private collectors, and he examines legislation in the face of modern conflict in the Middle East and of the possibilities of future reconciliation.

Incest and the Habsburgs

Start: Oct 21, 2015 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 21, 2015 7:00:00 PM

Habsburg Roundels
It is a great pleasure to welcome Geoffrey Parker, Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History at Ohio State University, back to the Centre for another special guest lecture. Geoffrey is a leading specialist in early modern Spain, military and global history. All welcome, followed by a wine reception to be held in the Wilkins Garden Room.

‘A new comodye in englysh in maner of an enterlude’: La Celestina in circulation between the Hispanic book market and the Tudor Stage

Start: Nov 25, 2015 4:30:00 PM
End: Nov 25, 2015 7:00:00 PM

An event organised in conjunction with the Golden Age and Renaissance Seminar.

Specimens of Poetesses

Start: May 4, 2016 5:00:00 PM
End: May 4, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Mary Sidney
Paul Salzman (La Trobe), Editing early modern women: Alexander Dyce's Specimens of British Poetesses (1825)