The EMRC / South, West and Wales DTP seminars in early modern studies continue for 2021/ 22.

We meet at 1pm on Mondays by Zoom. If you would like the link to any (or all) of our meetings, please email

This terms schedule: 

Monday 11 October
Dr Eilish Gregory (RHS), ‘Petitioning during the English Revolution, 1642-1660: the Catholic experience of the sequestration and compounding process’

Monday 25 October 
Dr. Alun Withey (Exeter), ‘Do Beards matter?’ Facial hair, health and medicine in Britain’.

Monday 8 November
Dr. Clodagh Tait (University College Dublin), ‘How to mess with the kids from beyond the grave: cursing, swearing and blessing in early modern Ireland’.

Monday 22 November
Dr Elaine Murphy (Plymouth), ‘ “A watery bowdy-house”: Thinking about women and the Stuart navy’.

Monday 6 December
Dr Polina Ignatova (Lancaster), ‘ “Scratching, as if by something that had iron talons”: the soundscape of ghosts in the early modern imagination’.

All welcome.