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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One Thousand and One Ways to Sell — Marketing Decorated Books and Album Paintings from Arab, Middle Eastern and South Asian Lands in Europe and America c. 1850-1950
One Thousand and One Ways to Sell — Marketing Decorated Books and Album Paintings from Arab, Middle Eastern and South...

The Demotte Gallery and the sale of Persian Art (1907-1935)
Christine Vivet-Peclet
Reaching the Popular Culture: Displaying modern Egypt through Il...

Institute of English Studies
Conference / Symposium
10 November
Literary London Reading Group
Literary London Reading Group

Dr Chris Webb (Independent) - ‘Strings Attached: The Arts Council of Great Britain and Postwar British Fiction’

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
10 November
Other
Selling Rights Short Course
Selling Rights Short Course
Institute of English Studies
Research Training
12 November - 17 November
EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Boris Jardine (HPS, University of Cambridge)
“Machines, mines and mathematics: Elizabethan artisans as agents of change”

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
14 November
IES Unfinished Business Seminar
IES Unfinished Business Seminar

Danielle Magnussen (IES)

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
18 November
Book and Print Initiative
Book and Print Initiative

Raphaële Mouren (Warburg Institute, SAS)

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
19 November
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

Online event: Romantic Paper Arts
Heather Hyde Minor (University of Notre Dame)
Piranesi’s Trash
Catriona McLeod (University of Chicago)
The Viol...

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
20 November
History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Professor Alan Nelson (University of California, Berkeley): `Reconstructing the Bradshawe Family Library of Marple, Cheshire, 1600-1784’.

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
1 December

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