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Scholarship and Science in Renaissance Oxford: The Books of Henry Savile (1549-1622)

16 July 2014

Visitors to the Bodleian Library can still catch the exhibition accompanying the CEMS conference on ‘Scholarship, Science and Religion in the Age of Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) and...

Trinity Term 2013

25 April 2014

Welcome to another event-crowded term. In addition to the regular Trinity Term seminars, this term Professor H. R. Woudhuysen delivers the Lyell Lectures on ‘Copying Books in England,...

Scholarship, Science, and Religion in the Age of Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) and Henry Savile (1549-1622): Merton College, 1-3 July 2014

7 April 2014

  Henry Savile (1549-1622) and Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) are two contrasting giants of late humanist culture. Both helped bring classical historians to Renaissance Europe: Savile...

Hilary Term 2014

20 January 2014

Welcome to a new year and a term again packed with early modern events.There are seminars on early modern English, French, German and Italian literature, history and music, with many...