2018

2018 Programme
Monday
19 February
4.30 PM
CMEMS/Lund University Seminar
Dr Liesbeth Geevers (Lund University)
“Dynasties and Composite States in Early Modern Europe: ‘Spain’ and ‘Denmark’ compared.”
Venue: Philippa Maddern Seminar Room (1.33, First Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
22 February
12.00 PM
CHE Lunchtime Seminar
Dr Neil Ramsay (University of New South Wales, Canberra)
“A Correct Idea of War: Military Periodicals and Wartime Emotion in the Romantic Era.”
For more information, click here.
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 10 (1.62, First Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Friday
23 February
12.00 PM
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery Friday Lunchtime Talk
Professor Susan Broomhall (The University of Western Australia)
“Devastated Nature: The Historical Role of Creative Arts in Memorialising Natural World Loss.”
This is a free event, but please register here.
Venue: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA
Thursday
1 March
6.00 PM
PMRG Annual General Meeting, followed by Public Lecture @ 6.30 PM
Dr Jennifer Halton (John Hume and Irish Research Council Doctoral Scholar)
“Music, Magic and Meraviglia: The Politics and Poetics of Festival in Medici Florence.”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 5 (G.61, Ground Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Wednesday
14 March
6.00 PM
IAS Public Lecture
Dr Susanne Meurer (The University of Western Australia)
“Women, Art and Violence in Seventeenth-Century Italian Art.” (‘A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence’ series).
This is a free event, but registration is required. Register here
Venue: Murdoch Lecture Theatre (Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
22 March
4.00 PM
CMEMS Moved Reading
“Romeo and Juliet.”
Come along and watch or take part. Scripts provided on arrival.
For more info about the Moved Readings Project, click here.
Venue: New Fortune Theatre (Arts Building), UWA
Friday
23 March
12.00 PM
CMEMS Lunchtime Seminar
Professor Michael Gamer (University of Pennsylvania)
“Gothic Origins of Melodrama and Its Music.”
Venue: Philippa Maddern Seminar Room (1.33, First Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
5 April
6.00 PM
IAS Public Lecture
Dr Elizabeth Reid (The University of Western Australia)
“Allegories for Meditation and Self-Reflection in the Elite Renaissance Home.” (‘A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence’ series).
Free event, but registration is required. Register here
Venue: Fox Lecture Hall (G.59, Ground Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Tuesday
10 April
6.00 PM
IAS/CMEMS Public Lecture
Winthrop Professor Bob White (The University of Western Australia)
“Love in Times of War: War Wives and Widows in Shakespeare.” (‘Peace and War: Representations in European Art and Literature’ series).
Free event, but registration is required. Register here
Venue: Austin Lecture Hall (1.59, Ground Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
12 April
12.00 PM
CHE Lunchtime Seminar
Dr Sarah Tiboni
“Emotions in a Miracle of St Rose: An Italian Eighteenth-Century Notary Source.”
For more information, click here.
Venue: Collaborative Learning Studio (rm 2.31, second floor, Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
26 April
4.00 PM
CMEMS Moved Reading
“(Bad) Hamlet.”
Come along and watch or take part. Scripts provided on arrival.
For more info about the Moved Readings Project, click here.
Venue: New Fortune Theatre (Arts Building), UWA
Tuesday
8 May
6.00 PM
IAS/CMEMS Public Lecture
Professor Andrew Lynch (The University of Western Australia)
“Youth in Wartime: Medievalist Fictions for Victorian Children.” (‘Peace and War: Representations in European Art and Literature’ series).
Free event, but registration is required. Register here
Venue: Fox Lecture Hall (1.59, Ground Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Wednesday
16 May
6.00 PM
IAS Public Lecture
Dr Arvi Wattel (The University of Western Australia)
“Savonarola and Botticelli: the visionary prophet and the penitent painter.” (‘A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence’ series).
This is a free event, but registration is required. Register here
Venue: Murdoch Lecture Theatre (Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
17 May
4.00 PM
CMEMS Moved Reading
“The Tempest.”
Come along and watch or take part. Scripts provided on arrival.
For more info about the Moved Readings Project, click here.
Venue: New Fortune Theatre (Arts Building), UWA
Monday
21 May
3.30 PM
CMEMS/Lund University Seminar
Dr Kirk Essary (The University of Western Australia)
“Calvin’s Sixteenth-Century Critics: Jerome Bolsec and Sebastian Castellio.”
Venue: Philippa Maddern Seminar Room (1.33, First Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Tuesday
5 June
6.00 PM
IAS/CMEMS Public Lecture
Dr Elizabeth Reid (The University of Western Australia)
“Triumphant Entries during the Italian Wars, 1494-1559: Celebrating Alliances and Displaying Cultural Prowess in the Face of Unsteady Peace.” (‘Peace and War: Representations in European Art and Literature’ series).
Free event, but registration is required. Register here
Venue: Woolnough Lecture Theatre (Ground Floor, Geography Building), UWA
14-15 June CHE Conference: The Future of Emotions: Conversations Without Borders
Call for papers open until 21 February. For more details, click here.
Venue: The University Club of Western Australia, UWA
Saturday
16 June
CMEMS Digital Humanities Workshop for Postgraduate Students and Early Career Researchers
For more information, click here.
Venue: Collaborative Learning Studio (2.31, Second Floor, Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
16 August
6.00 PM
IAS Public Lecture
Dr Roger Vella Bonavita (The University of Western Australia)
“‘Permittitur tamen, It’s ok to Grow Artichokes There’: The ‘Civitas Pia’ of Pope Pius IV (1561-1565).”
This is a free event, but please register.
Venue: Fox Lecture Hall (G.59, ground floor, Arts Building), UWA
Friday
31 August
6.30pm for 7pm start
PMRG Annual Quiz Night
$15 per head, Tables of 6
Venue: UWA Guild Tavern
Tuesday
18 September
6.00 PM
PMRG Public Lecture
Georgina Pitt (The University of Western Australia)
“Can Bede Explain the Great Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial?”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 8 (1.60, first floor, Arts Building), UWA
Thursday
11 October
6.00 PM
IAS/CMEMS/PMRG/CHE Public Lecture
Dr Lisa Beaven (La Trobe University)
“Living Flesh: Splendour, Sex and Sickness on the Surface of the Skin.”
Venue Fox Lecture Hall (1.59, Ground Floor, Arts Building), UWA
This is a free event, but registration is required. Register here.
Friday
12 October
9.00 AM – 12.00PM
IAS/CMEMS/PMRG/CHE Masterclass
Emeritus Professor Richard Read (The University of Western Australia) & Dr Lisa Beaven (La Trobe University)
“The Senses in the Premodern World.”
Venue: Institute of Advanced Studies, UWA
This is a free event, but registration is required. Register here.
Saturday
13 October
UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Annual Conference
“Skin in Medieval and Early Modern Worlds.”
Venue: The University of Western Australia
For more information visit the conference website.
Monday
22 October
6:00pm
PMRG/CMEMS/CHE Public Lecture
Emeritus Professor Richard Read (The University of Western Australia)
“Apocalyptic Skies and the Decay of Public Symbolism”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 8 (1.60, first floor, Arts Building), UWA
For more information click here.