The Institute of English Studies runs an active programme of lectures, seminars, conferences, symposia, reading groups and summer schools. Unless otherwise stated, events are free and open to the public. Use the calendar below to view upcoming events and to register for conferences and lectures.

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London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

Claire Connolly (University College Cork)
The Impending Era: Irish Romanticism Before and After the Famine

London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
Seminar
24 January
Room G37 (Senate House)
EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Ivana Bicak (University of Aarhus)
‘Animal Afterlife in Copenhagen's Anatomy House’.

EMPHASIS
Seminar
1 February
Room 246 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Laura Blair, ‘‘Useful’ or ‘Objectionable’? Reading as a Treatment in the Nineteenth-Century Asylum'

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
3 February
Room 234 (Senate House)
History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Ed Potten (University of York): `“Knowledge, Like a
Diamond Polished, More Illustriously Shines”: The Library of Mary Booth of Dunham Massey (1...

Seminar
4 February
Warburg
Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar
Seminar
7 February
Room 243 (Senate House)
Jane Austen Society Study Day 2020
Jane Austen Society Study Day 2020
Conference / Symposium
8 February
Room G22/26 (Senate House)
London Shakespeare Seminar
London Shakespeare Seminar

Andrew Murphy (Trinity College Dublin) on Shakespeare in print
Liza Blake (Toronto) on Shakespeare, Cavendish and book history

London Shakespeare Seminar
Seminar
10 February
The Senate Room (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Ella Berthoud, 'Bibliotherapy at The School of Life'

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
10 February
Room 234 (Senate House)
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar

Elaine Treharne, Roberta Bowning Denning Professor of Humanities, University of Stanford

Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Seminar
11 February
Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies

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