Communities and Society in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Communities and Society in Early Modern Britain and Ireland


14 July    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


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All enquiries regarding registration should be directed to Professor Martyn Bennett

Provisional Programme

9.00-9.30 Registration CLLTL4

9.30-9.45 Room: CLLTL4 Welcome and housekeeping

9.45-10.45 Plenary Lecture Room: CLLTL4 Chair: Maxine Spry Professor Peter Marshall, Warwick University, ‘Changing Identities in the English Reformation’

10.45-12.00 Session One Room: CTLP08.

Language and literature Chair Helen Drew Sara Bradley, NTU, Protestant propaganda or national pride? The role of anti-Spanish sentiment in English pamphlets between 1585 and 1589.

Charles Adam Green, University of Birmingham And new Philosophy cals all in doubt’: Reconsidering the Impact of John Donne’s Anniversaries (1611/12)

12.00-12.15 Coffee

12.15-1.30 Session Two Room: CTLP08:

Religion or Religious Change Chair Richard Bullock Ben Rogers, Univ. of Edinburgh: The relationship between centre and locality in the implementation of Religious Comprehension in Post-Revolutionary Scotland, 1689-1695.

Dr Stuart Jennings: University or Warwick Geography, settlement patterns and the persistence of religious dissent: Nottinghamshire 1600-1700 a case study

1.30-2.15 Lunch

2.15-3.45 Session Three Room: CTLP08

Society Chair Sara Bradley Kimberley Pullen, University of Leicester, Enclosure and Welfare in Early Modern Society: Leicestershire and Rutland, 1700-1815

Bethany Marsh, Nottingham University, ‘Midlands Hospitality: Irish Refugees in Staffordshire and Nottinghamshire, 1641 to 1651’

Rachel Small, University of Leicester, Food, identity and humoral theory in early modern England: a case study from Leicestershire

3.45-4.00 Coffee/tea

3.45-5.15 Session Four Room: CTLP08

Gender Chair Lucy Ann Judd Professor Marie-Louise Coolahan, NUI Galway: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700

Stuart Beale, University of Leicester: War Widows and Revenge in Restoration England