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School of English and Drama

Symposium: News and the Shape of Europe, 1500-1750

26 July 2013 - 28 July 2013

Time: 1:00 - 1:00am
Venue: Queen Mary, University of London

The News and the Shape of Europe, 1500-1700 symposium (supported by a Leverhulme Trust Research Network Award) will be hosted by the department of English in July 2013. 

The symposium features speakers from across Europe and the Americas, speaking on the languages, geographies, forms and infrastructures of early modern European news; offering reflections on the state of current research in the history of news communication, and methodological reflections on how to conceptualise networks in the context of news; and discussing a number of case studies of particular axes, innovations, and problems in news transmission, spanning the full breadth of early modern Europe.  

For further details, see the conference site.

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