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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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...

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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'

EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Lodi Nauta (University of Groningen)
“Thomas Hobbes and the Rhetoric of Common Language.”

Nineteenth Century Summer School 2021
Nineteenth Century Summer School 2021
Institute of English Studies
Summer School
7 June - 11 June
IES (Senate House)
Book and Print Initiative
Book and Print Initiative

Earle Havens (Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins): 'Reimagining an Early Modern Paper Supercomputer: Vincenzo Cornelli’s Idea dell’Universo (c. ...

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