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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EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Per Landgren (University of Oxford)
‘What was “historia”? Rival concepts in early Modern Europe.’

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

Jenny Cattier, 'The Place of Speculative Fiction in Bibliotherapy'

Book History and Bibliography Research Seminar
Seminar
4 May
Room 243 (Senate House)
History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Hélène Lannier (Lyon): 'A Renaissance library in Lyon: Benoît Court’s collection of books'

Seminar
5 May
Warburg
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

International panel: Romantic Salons and Salonnières
Susanne Schmid and Carmen Casaliggi

London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
Seminar
15 May
Room G35 (Senate House)
John Coffin Memorial Palaeography Lecture
John Coffin Memorial Palaeography Lecture

David D'Avray, 'Mass Production of Books Before Printing'

Lecture
20 May
The Senate Room (Senate House)
History of Libraries Seminar
History of Libraries Seminar

Alan Nelson (University of California, Berkeley) on the books of Henry Bradshawe, nephew of the regicide.

Seminar
2 June
EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Sophie Page (UCL)
‘Nature and Magic in the Late Middle Ages’

EMPHASIS
Seminar
6 June
Room 246 (Senate House)
Book Collecting Seminar
Book Collecting Seminar

Collecting Middle Eastern Books and Manucripts

Book Collecting Seminar Series
Seminar
9 June
Room 246 (Senate House)

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