Anglo-Dutch Relations at the Society for Renaissance Studies

Date / time: 29 June - 1 July, 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Anglo-Dutch Relations at the Society for Renaissance Studies

Anglo-Dutch Relations at the Society for Renaissance Studies

Three days of sessions on Anglo-Dutch relations, medieval and early modern, in history, literature and art. 29 June–1 July 2021; free and open to all.

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Full schedule of sessions:

Tues 29 June, 15:30–17:00 BST
I: Anglo-Dutch Discourses and Memes
Chair: Ad Putter
Alina Heiremans – Englishmen in the Margins
Jack Avery – Prorogations and Perorations: Reading Dutch News about the English Parliament during the Third Anglo-Dutch War (1672-4)
Catherine Hunt – Portrait of Anna Boudaen Courten: Fashioning an ‘Anglo-Dutch’ Identity

Tues 29 June, 19:00–20:30 BST
II: The Anglo-Dutch Public Sphere
Chair: Sjoerd Levelt
Ad Putter – Dutch Code-switching in Early Tudor Poetry
Liz Oakley-Brown – ‘Like widowe full of woe’: Passionate Anglo-Dutch Encounters in Thomas Churchyard’s A lamentable, and pitifull description, of the wofull warres in Flaunders (1578)
Tracey Hill – ‘As well by the English as by the Strangers’: Anglo-Dutch Dimensions of Civic Pageantry

Wed 30 June, 13:30–15:00 BST
III: Anglo-Dutch Literary Exchanges
Chair: Liesbeth Corens
Sjoerd Levelt – Jacob van Maerlant’s History of the Kings of BritainKirsty Rolfe – A Tongue Combat: Writing and Rewriting Anglo-Dutch Propaganda in the 1620
Esther van Raamsdonk – The King James Version and the Statenvertaling: A Political and Literary Comparison

Wed 30 June, 19:00–20:30 BST
Kroeg quiz
Host: John Gallagher

Thurs 1 July, 15:30–17:00 BST
IV: Anglo-Dutch Communities, Networks and Lives
Chair: Esther van Raamsdonk
Bart Lambert – ‘I Edmund’: What the Microhistory of an Essex Churchwarden Can Tell us about Dutch Immigrants in Later Medieval England
Hope Walker – Seeking Hans Eworth, a Netherlander in London
Nina Lamal – Fake Victories? Anglo-Dutch Public Confrontations in Livorno

Thurs 1 July, 17:00–18:00 BST