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.

Covid-19: The Institute of English Studies is currently holding all events online. 

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Middle English Palaeography
Middle English Palaeography

LIPSS Spring Course

Institute of English Studies
Short Course
17 May - 18 May
The Bibliographical Society: Homee and Phiroze Randeria Lecture: Mirjam Foot, New movements in French twentieth-century binding design: the importance of patronage
The Bibliographical Society: Homee and Phiroze Randeria Lecture: Mirjam Foot, New movements in French twentieth...

Homee and Phiroze Randeria Lecture: Mirjam Foot, New movements in French twentieth-century binding design: the importance of patronage

London Old and Middle English Research Seminar (LOMERS)
London Old and Middle English Research Seminar (LOMERS)

Calum Cockburn (UCL), 'Helle-ceafl: tasting death in the Old English Andreas'

Rebecca Menmuir (University of Groningen), ‘Preaching and Teaching...

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
19 May
Online
Book and Print Initiative
Book and Print Initiative

Laura Cleaver (Institute of English Studies, SAS): 'Buying medieval manuscripts in Britain during the First World War: practicalities and ideals'

London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

International panel: Romantic Salons and Salonnières
Susanne Schmid (Freie Universität Berlin)
Travellers, Publishers and Lions: International Co...

EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Claire Fanger (Rice University)
“Intersections of Time and Eternity: Understanding Divine Speech in Late Medieval Angel Magic”.

Contemporary Innovative Poetry Research Seminar
Contemporary Innovative Poetry Research Seminar

Dr Jackqueline Frost (Universite Paris 8), 'The Poetry of the Future in Fascist Times: Cesaire, Char, Peret'.

History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

ames N. Green (Librarian, Library Company of Philadelphia): `Memory, Reason, Imagination: Subject Classification in the 1789 Catalogue of the Libra...

Book and Print Initiative
Book and Print Initiative

Leila Kassir (Senate House Library): 'The work of many hands: six stories of queer publishing'

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