Richard Scholar discusses Montaigne at the Oxford Literary Festival

We are delighted to announce that Dr Richard Scholar, author of Montaigne and the Art of Free-Thinking, will be presenting his book at the Oxford Literary Festival at 3.15pm on Friday 31 March. The event takes place in the Blackwell’s Festival Marquee in the Clarendon Quad of the Bodleian library and is free to attend! … Continue reading

Book launch for Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland, edited by Dr Gregory Hulsman and Dr Caoimhe Whelan, will be launched as part of the Fields of Conflict conference taking place at Trinity College Dublin from 22 to 25 September. Please click here for more details about the conference.

Patterns of Patronage in Renaissance Rome published

Patterns of Patronage in Renaissance Rome is the first full-length study of the life and works of Francesco Sperulo of Camerino (1463–1531). In a remarkable career during which the poet progressed from serving as a soldier of fortune in the service of Cesare Borgia to an Italian bishopric, Sperulo produced a significant body of Latin … Continue reading

Author Eric Haywood on Renaissance perceptions of Ireland

Eric Haywood has published an article in the Irish Times about his book Fabulous Ireland/Ibernia Fabulosa: Imagining Ireland in Renaissance Italy – please click here to read it in full. Fabulous Ireland examines Italian descriptions of Ireland in the context of the Renaissance rediscovery of ancient culture and reinvention of geography and historiography, the fashioning of … Continue reading

New publication: Renaissance Now!

This volume directs a transdisciplinary gaze on the field of Renaissance Studies as currently practised in Europe, North America and beyond. The concept of the Renaissance as applied to a particular time and place is still regarded as being of central importance to the history of thought and culture. The essays collected here raise the … Continue reading

Book launch: Fabulous Ireland

On Tuesday 13 May, the launch of Dr Eric Haywood’s new book Fabulous Ireland – Ibernia Fabulosa: Imagining Ireland in Renaissance Italy took place at the Swiss Embassy in Dublin. The book was launched by Corinna Salvadori Lonergan, Professor Emerita at Trinity College Dublin. We are very grateful to Ambassador Marie-Claude Meylan and her husband … Continue reading

New Series: Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new series Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance is a peer-reviewed series focused on the inter- and multi-disciplinary cultural output of medieval and Renaissance court culture on an international scale. The series invites proposals … Continue reading

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