Monthly Archives: October 2022

Digital Humanities and Premodern Studies

The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library is offering a seminar on Digital Humanities and Premodern Studies: An Introduction. The Center for Renaissance Studies indicates that “this course introduces the methods, approaches, uses, and challenges of digital humanities … Continue reading

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History of Cartography Lecture at the Newberry Library

The Newberry Library in Chicago has truly impressive cartographic collections and also hosts the Hermon Dunlop Smith Center for the History of Cartography. The Smith Center holds a major annual lecture series on the history of cartography at the Newberry … Continue reading

Posted in Art History, Cartographic History, Early Modern Europe, Early Modern World, European History, Intellectual History, Lectures and Seminars, Material Culture, Renaissance Art and History, World History | Leave a comment

RSA Graduate Lightning Talks

The Renaissance Society of America’s Graduate Student Advisory Committee is holding an Online Graduate Student Lightning Talk Series. The next session in the series will be held on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. This is an opportunity for … Continue reading

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Vandervort Prize Nominations

The Society for Military History is soliciting nominations for the Vandervort Prizes, which recognize outstanding articles on the history of war and society. Here is the call for nominations from the Society for Military History: Vandervort Prize Nominations The Vandervort … Continue reading

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Ancient Battlefield Archaeology and DNA Findings

Archaeologists and scientists are discovering new information about the soldiers and conflicts of the past through battlefield archaeology. Recent digs have uncovered the grave of Richard III from the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487) and mass graves from battles of … Continue reading

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