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 January 2018
Tuesday 23
12:00 - SEMINAR - The Luttrell Psalter : A Seminar with Professor Michelle P. Brown More Information
In this seminar, medieval manuscripts expert Michelle P. Brown will discuss the famous fourteenth-century manuscript, The Luttrell Psalter. For more on the Luttrell Psalter, see https://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/luttrell/accessible/introduction.html

 February 2018
Monday 19
16:30 - SEMINAR - 'Dynasties and Composite States in Early Modern Europe: "Spain" and "Denmark" compared' : A CMEMS/Lund University Seminar More Information
Dr Liesbeth Geevers is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of History at Lund University. She is interested in the role of dynasties in early modern state formation in Europe. Liesbeth is currently leading a Riksbankens Jubileumsfondproject titled 'Re-thinking Dynastic Rule: (...)
Thursday 22
12:00 - SEMINAR - A Correct Idea of War: Military Periodicals and Wartime Emotion in the Romantic Era : A CHE Research Seminar Website | More Information
One of the key ways that war and emotion have been examined in relation to Romantic era Britain has been through analysis of the period’s mass media. Although Britain was perpetually threatened with invasion during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, demanding widespread participation in (...)

 March 2018
Thursday 01
18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Music, Magic and Meraviglia: The Politics and Poetics of Festival in Medici Florence : A PMRG/CMEMS Public Lecture Website | More Information
The Florentine festival of 1539 has long been noted by scholars as an occasion of historical importance and prestige for the alliance it forged between the Houses of Medici and Habsburg. The musical, architectural and visual programmes for the festival have been understood to be representative of (...)
Wednesday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Women, Art and Violence in Seventeenth-Century Italian Art Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Susanne Meurer, School of Design, The University of Western Australia.

Virtuous women encountered a great deal of violence in early modern art – at times they were the victims of physical brutality or emotional cruelty, at times they were its righteous perpetrators (...)
Thursday 22
16:00 - Moved Reading - 'Romeo & Juliet', by William Shakespeare : CMEMS Moved Readings Project Website | More Information
As part of the 'Moved Readings Project', the play will be read on the New Fortune stage with the help of willing students, staff, friends and family. No experience is required, as the readings will take place with script in hand! We hope to provide a dynamic learning space that creates a fun and (...)
Friday 23
12:00 - SEMINAR - ‘Gothic Origins of Melodrama and Its Music’ : A CMEMS Seminar More Information
This seminar is about the Gothic origins of melodrama and its music, but more broadly it is about what it means to discover something in the archive or the library. While there will be no murder in this gothic tale of lost origins, there is at least one mystery involving an old manuscript. Beyond (...)

 April 2018
Thursday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Allegories for Meditation and Self-Reflection in the Elite Renaissance Home Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Elizabeth Reid, Researcher in the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

The paintings that decorated the Renaissance home were not solely intended for aesthetic appreciation, but for moral instruction. This talk will take a small selection of the (...)
Tuesday 10
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Love in Times of War: war wives and widows in Shakespeare Website | More Information
A public lecture by Bob White, Professor of English and Cultural Studies, UWA.

The subject of war in Elizabethan literature, and Shakespeare’s plays in particular, has attracted sustained attention from a variety of perspectives. However, it is usually treated in the light of military man (...)
Thursday 12
12:00 - SEMINAR - Emotions in a Miracle of St Rose: An Italian Eighteenth-Century Notary Source : A CHE/CMEMS/Italian Studies Seminar Website | More Information
This seminar will discuss the results of a study of an unpublished Italian notarial source, known as the ‘Miracles of Fabriano’. It contains insights into the religious sentiments and emotional responses of worshippers who were granted miracles from St Rose of Viterbo in the period between 1738 and (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Beautiful Florentines: perfumes, powders and paint in the Renaissance Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Evelyn Welch, Provost (Arts & Sciences), King’s College London.

The portraits of Renaissance men and women show unblemished skin, smooth, well-groomed hair and strong, handsome physiques. Women were all shown with pale white complexions while the men all (...)
Thursday 26
16:00 - Moved Reading - (bad) 'Hamlet', by William Shakespeare : CMEMS Moved Readings Project Website | More Information
As part of the 'Moved Readings Project', the play will be read on the New Fortune stage with the help of willing students, staff, friends and family. No experience is required, as the readings will take place with script in hand! We hope to provide a dynamic learning space that creates a fun and (...)

 May 2018
Tuesday 08
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Youth in Wartime: medievalist fictions for Victorian children. Website | More Information
A public lecture by Andrew Lynch, Professor of English and Cultural Studies, UWA.

The middle ages acquired a higher cultural prestige in nineteenth-century ideas of English national heritage. Literature exemplifying the spirit of medieval ‘chivalry’ was called on to offer behavioural (...)
Wednesday 16
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Savonarola and Botticelli: the visionary prophet and the penitent painter Website | More Information
A public lecture by Arvi Wattel, School of Design, The University of Western Australia.

After the French invasion in 1494, the Florentine people revolted against its de facto rulers and exiled the Medici family from Florence. Subsequently, the followers of the Dominican preacher Girolamo (...)
Thursday 17
16:00 - Moved Reading - 'The Tempest', by William Shakespeare : CMEMS Moved Readings Project Website | More Information
As part of the 'Moved Readings Project', the play will be read on the New Fortune stage with the help of willing students, staff, friends and family. No experience is required, as the readings will take place with script in hand! We hope to provide a dynamic learning space that creates a fun and (...)
Monday 21
15:30 - SEMINAR - Calvin’s Sixteenth-Century Critics: Jerome Bolsec and Sebastian Castellio : A CMEMS/Lund University Seminar More Information
In this seminar I’ll present on two of John Calvin’s sixteenth-century critics: Jerome Bolsec and Sebastian Castellio. Both were vehement critics of Calvin’s doctrine of predestination, and Castellio became widely respected among later proponents of religious toleration (e.g., Locke, Bayle, and (...)

 June 2018
Tuesday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Triumphant Entries during the Italian Wars 1494-1559: celebrating alliances and displaying cultural prowess in the face of unsteady peace Website | More Information
A public lecture by Elizabeth Reid, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UWA.

Between 1494 and 1559 two major European powers, the French Valois and the Austro-Spanish Habsburg fought a series of wars in a competitive bid to expand their territory into the Italian Peninsula. This period was (...)
Wednesday 13
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Emotions and Place : A CHE Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar Website | More Information
This Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar (PATS) will bring established scholars in this field together with postgraduates to explore issues between emotions, the non-human world, the environment, space and place.

Students and early career scholars will have the opportunity to discuss (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Finding Ourselves in the World: Emotion, Orientation, Place : A CHE Public Lecture Website | More Information
‘We must above all see that here it is not a matter for psychology, nor even for a psychology undergirded by physiology and biology. It is a matter of the basic modes that constitute Dasein, a matter of the ways man confronts the Da, the openness and concealment of beings, in which he stands’ – (...)
Thursday 14
9:00 - CONFERENCE - The Future of Emotions: Conversations Without Borders : Third International CHE Conference Website | More Information
Scholarship on the history of emotions is now rich and varied, and informed by multiple disciplinary perspectives from the humanities. This conference celebrates the many achievements of humanities emotions research and looks to new horizons in which it can be applied.

Registration (...)


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