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Space, Place and Interface: Being in the Early Modern World

23 May 2018 - 24 May 2018, 12.00am - 6.00pm
Email cemsconference@exeter.ac.uk

Keynote speakers: Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck) and Chris Laoutaris (Birmingham).

This two-day conference will explore all aspects of spaces, places and the interfaces between them as they were experienced and represented between 1500 and 1800. Across two days postgraduate students from a range of humanities disciplines will deliver papers on a wide range of research areas – programme to follow.

Paper topics will include:

  • Ideas of the local, national and international
  • Belonging and alienation
  • Travel and migration
  • Places of remembrance and reflection
  • Theatrical spaces
  • Spaces within and around visual representation
  • Places of work and industry
  • Interfaces between different physical and cultural spaces
  • The interface between earth and heaven
  • Places of consultation