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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Institute of English Studies Open Afternoon
Institute of English Studies Open Afternoon
Conference / Symposium
16 March
Room G35 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Sreya Datta & Dima Chami, 'Reading Together: Bibliotherapy and the ‘Everyday’'

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
16 March
Room 243 (Senate House)
The Reader in the Book: Books, Reading and Libraries in Fiction
The Reader in the Book: Books, Reading and Libraries in Fiction
Conference / Symposium
19 March - 20 March
The Senate Room (Senate House)
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

Tilar Mazzeo (University of Montreal)
William Blake, Batty Langley, and the Builder’s Jewel
CANCELLED

London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
Seminar
20 March
Room G35 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Josie Billington, 'Reading for Life: Shared Reading and Mental Health'

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
23 March
Room 243 (Senate House)
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Medieval Manuscripts Seminar

Laura Cleaver, IES
Wilfrid Voynich's dealings in manuscripts (c. 1898-1930) and why they matter

Medieval Manuscripts Seminar
Seminar
24 March
Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies
Book & Print Initiative
Book & Print Initiative

Roger Kain (School of Advanced Study)
The Chicago Press History of Cartography Project, 1977-2024

Seminar
26 March
Room 234 (Senate House)
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar
(HOBAR) Open University History of Books and Reading Seminar

Liz Brewster, 'Experiences, Interactions and Interpretations: Bibliotherapy in Theory and Practice'

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
30 March
Room 243 (Senate House)

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