Conferences and workshops

Dissecting the Visceral Body, Across Time and Disciplines

Speakers: Dr  Fay Bound Alberti (UK), Dr Helena de Preester (University of Ghent), Dr Jack Hartnell, (University of East Anglia), Dr Ed Juler (Newcastle University), Prof Sarah Garfinkel  (University of Sussex), Prof Manos Tsakiris (The Warburg Institute)

This 1-day conference will focus on the visceral body and its historical understanding across disciplines.

1 Mar 2019, 10am - 7pm

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Memory and Mortality in Renaissance England

Speakers and programme to be confirmed soon

This one-day international symposium takes this matrix of interrelated concepts—of memory, of mortality, of remembrance—to engage with and situate a range of cultural practices in the early modern period. It draws together scholars of early modern literature, history, and culture to discuss all things thanatological.

17 May 2019, 7.30am - 5.30am

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Francis A Yates

Frances A. Yates: Work and Legacy

Frances A. Yates was one of the most original, influential and controversial Warburg scholars of the twentieth century. This conference brings together former students and colleagues of Yates with scholars who work in the many fields to which she made her distinguished contributions.

30 May 2019, 9am - 5pm 

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Francis A Yates

Writing Bilingually in Early Modern Europe: A Symposium on Philosophical and Scientific Self-Translation

Self-translation (the practice of translating one’s own works from one language into another) was a widespread phenomenon in the early modern period, though one that still awaits to be studied more systematically.  This one-day conference will begin to investigate the practice of self-translation in fields such as natural and moral philosophy, medicine, politics, and religion. 

14 June 2019, 10am - 8pm 

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