2024 Programme


30 January, Oxford – ICCEMS website soft launch

Hosted and organised by Professor Lorna Hutson, Director of CEMS Oxford, Unfinished Conversations: Still Kissing the Rod #3 reassesses the state of the field of early modern women’s writing. Speakers include the presenters Rosalind Smith, Sarah C. E. Ross, Danielle Clarke and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, with interlocutors Virginia Cox, Diane Purkiss and Ros Ballaster. They will discuss two landmark publications in the field: Palgrave Encyclopedia of Early Modern Women’s Writing and the Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Women’s Writing in English.

University of Oxford, UK
(in person event)

21-23 March – RSA Chicago 2024

 ICCEMS hosting drinks at RSA Chicago to introduce potential partners.

16 May – ICCEMS first Zoom Seminar

The Paris Early Modern Seminar (PEMS) will host the first ICCEMS seminar, introducing Brepols series “Polyglot Encounters in Early Modern Britain”.

This online seminar will take place on 16 May, 10 am-11.30 pm CEST (UTC +2).

Please see here for more details.

7 June – One-Day Conference: “Learning from Early Modern Books”

London Renaissance Seminar, Birkbeck, University of London

 Please see here for more details.

14 June – One-Day Conference: “London Locations: Urban Geography, Creative Opportunities and Literary Representations”

This one-day conference hosted by the London Renaissance Seminar and the Paris Early Modern Seminar will take place at Birkbeck on Friday 14 June.

Call for papers:

Room 106
43 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD
Birkbeck, University of London

1-5 July – University of Reading Early Modern Studies Conference
Cross-Institutional Panel Series.

University of Reading, Berkshire, UK

Details forthcoming.

1-31 August – ANU Visitor Month

The ANU Humanities Research Centre (HRC) Visiting Fellows Scheme is open to all ICCEMS members. More details here.

ANU, Canberra, Australia

September – Launch of PhD and ECR programme

Details forthcoming.

Autumn in Paris – LRS and PEMS Joint Seminar

Details forthcoming.

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris

November – ICCEMS 2nd zoom seminar

The Irish Renaissance Seminar is scheduled to host the seminar. To be confirmed.

Belfast, Ireland
(Zoom Event)