A workshop on the reception of classical drama, the fate of Euripides' plays and Iphigenia at Aulis in early modern Europe.
Starts: Mar 12, 2014 2:00:00 PM
Sir Isaac Newton and Christiaan Huygens: Anglo-Dutch Science and Politics around 1688
Publication date: Feb 24, 2014 12:39:31 PM
Start: Mar 17, 2014 6:30:00 PM
Location: Gustave Tuck lecture theatre, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT
Centre’s official launch will take place on Monday 17 March with a lecture by Professor Lisa Jardine.
Professor Jardine is the director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters and the Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects at UCL and her book Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland's Glory won the 2009 Cundill International Prize in History.
The lecture will be followed by a reception in the North Cloisters.
Please register for free tickets.
Three members of the Centre (Isabelle Moreau, Thibaut Maus de Rolley and Alexander Samson) are participating in a project funded by the British Academy, which seeks to examine the transnational exchanges that drove forward the development of new forms of prose fiction. See our blog for posts, book of the month and bibliographies.
The Centre is one of five institutions alongside the Universities of Amsterdam, Basel, Munster and Pamplona participating in a project on the ways that Spain responded to the leyenda negra after 1580. It is funded by Holland's NWO under their Internationalization of the Humanities scheme and will run from January 2013 until the end of 2016. For further details contact Alexander Samson.
UCL Dutch has developed an online resource for the History of the Low Countries: