Times of Secrecy: Silence (1971), Silence (2016) and Christianity in seventeenth-century Japan

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 18, 2020
Location: 
Brazil
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Film and Film History, Japanese History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

Dear H-Net users, we would like to invite you to the inaugural session of the Permanent Forum Visões da Ásia, a monthly event organized by the Research Network Visões da Ásia. Created in 2020, the network aims at consolidating the area of Asian Studies in Brazil.

On December 18, 2020, between 10 am and noon (Brasília time), we will hold a debate on the two film adaptations of Endo Shusaku's novel Silence (1966) and the historical context of the persecution against Christians in seventeenth-century Japan.

For this session, we invited:

The Mediterranean Seminar Review is Live - Five Book Reviews

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
November 29, 2020
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

The Mediterranean Seminar Review is now live. See our first five reviews on the TMSR page.

Receive the reviews directly via the Mediterranean Seminar list-server

Considering the Source of Elizabeth Blackwell’s ‘A Curious Herbal’

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
December 1, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Join Janet Tyson as she outlines both the origins of and explanatory texts in ‘A Curious Herbal’ (1737 and 1739) by Elizabeth Blackwell in this online Exploring Research Seminar by Wellcome Collection.

Archive service for researchers struggling to get to the UK

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

My name is Dr Matthew Kidd and I am the founder of Archive Mole, a UK-based archive retrieval service intended for MA/PhD students, researchers and lecturers who are having issues getting to the UK owing to Covid-related travel restrictions. 

With a PhD in History and ten years of research experience, I offer to retrieve, photograph and send digital copies of materials to researchers from any archive, record office or library in the UK

Work-in-Progress: Water on the Arno: Giulio Parigi’s Designs for the 1608 Argonautica

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
December 9, 2020
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Literature

Presented by Laura Hutchingame, UCLA

Hosted by Helen Deutsch, Director and Professor of English, UCLA

This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsdOCsrjIrH9QeCEeKM3ZQKRKT1u08BRKT 

Resituating the Comedia Roundtable: For a Theater of The Future, Part II

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 15, 2021
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Literature

Organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA)

Online event via Zoom

This event is free of charge, but you must register in advance to attend. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0udOuhrjovE9KzkL2MWpGhLr4PLaxrJq3Z

Resituating the Comedia Roundtables: For a Theater of the Future, Part I

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 4, 2020
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Literature

organized by Barbara Fuchs (UCLA)

Online event via Zoom

This event is free of charge, but you must register in advance to attend. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrde-prz8iGdFix0bWId6_sqiyacfNGg2Q

Roundtable "What Are We Talking About When We Talk About the History of Astronomy in the Americas?"

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 30, 2020
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
What Are We Talking About When We Talk About the History of Astronomy in the Americas?
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