Conferences and workshops

ancient pharmacology book

Rethinking Ancient Pharmacology II

Confirmed speakers include: Matteo Martelli (Bologna), Caroline Petit (Warwick) and Lucia Raggetti (Bologna), Simone Mucci (Warwick).

This afternoon workshop will look at evidence of editing, and adapting and repurposing ancient medical texts.

7 May 2019, 2pm - 5pm

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Memory and Mortality in Renaissance England

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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, 9.30am - 5.30pm

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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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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, 10.30am - 6pm 

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