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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EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Sophie Page (University College London)
“Nature and Magic in the Late Middle Ages.”

EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

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

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
10 April
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar

Jane Stabler (University of St Andrews)
Down and Out in Paris and London: The Unseen, the Unsaid, and the Unsayable in Byron’s Manuscripts

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
16 April
Room 349 (Senate House)
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...

Institute of English Studies
Seminar
21 May
Room 349 (Senate House)
EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

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

EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

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

EMPHASIS
EMPHASIS

Jetze Touber (Independent scholar)
“François Hemsterhuis and intellectual dilettantism in Orangist The Hague (1750-1800).”

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