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Contested Words: The Debates Over Meaning in the Early Modern Period

11 January 2013

The following is a work in progress poster for a one-day conference I am organising on the 21st June 2013. The following is a brief description of the conference: Digitisation is changing...

Tips for Getting Postgraduate Funding

20 November 2012

Having just started as a Funding mentor for the postgrad hub at the University of Warwick who helps MA students as they prepare and apply for funding for their PhD’s I thought...

Dialogues with Death and the Devil

31 October 2012

  One of the characteristics of dialogues published in the first half of the seventeenth century is woodcuts on the frontispieces. The woodcuts are often used to identify the characters...

Reason and Debate, or, why sometimes people fail to convert

17 August 2012

This week I have been thinking a lot about knowledge-exchange and the transfer of news within the dialogue genre for a paper I will be giving in a few weeks in Cambridge. One of the...