Events

Seminar: Koslofsky

Ensignes of Honour and Nobility: Marked Skin and Skin Color in the Atlantic World

Join us as we welcome Professor Craig Koslofsky (Illinois) to our Renaissance Skin seminar

We are delighted to welcome Professor Craig Koslofsky to join us for a presentation of his new work on skin, colour, and meaning in the early modern world. In his paper 'Ensignes ...

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Workshop: Uncovering the Animal

Uncovering the Animal: Skin, Fur, Feathers, 1450-1700

Workshop

This half-day workshop will reflect on the multiple ways in which animal skin, fur, feathers, hair, scales and shells were conceptualised and used between 1450 and 1700. Combining different historiographical approaches and sources (textual, material, and visual), the workshop aims to open the field up to a wider audience, strengthen the need ...

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Reading Group: Klestinec

We welcome Dr Cynthia Klestinec (Miami) to our Renaissance Skin Reading Group.

More details to follow.

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Workshop: Artisans of the Surface

Artisans of the Surface in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750

Workshop

Taking place over two days (20-21 September 2018), this workshop focuses on the practices of a range of artisans (tailors, barbers, cooks, cheesemakers, gardeners, and agronomists) and their relationships with the fields of meteorology, botany, natural history, medicine, earth sciences, and veterinary medicine. These artisans and their practices shared a ...

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Reading Group: Johnson

Professor Carina Johnson (Pitzer) joins us at our Renaissance Skin Reading Group.

More details to follow.

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