London Renaissance Seminar: Clothing the Renaissance

1 – 6 p.m., Saturday 20 January 2018
Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury

Join London Renaissance Seminar for an afternoon of new research and inter-disciplinary discussions exploring clothing and accessories in the Renaissance.

Programme Summary:

1.00pm Coffee

1.20-2.00 Eleanor Lowe, ‘ “Scouring faults”: Linen, Cleanliness and Early Modern Drama’

2.00 – 2.40 Hester Lees-Jeffries ,‘Shakespeare’s Tailors’

2.40 – 3.30pm discussion

3.00-3.30 Coffee

3.30 Rebecca Unsworth, ‘Doublets in Early Modern Europe’

4.10-4.50 Natasha Awais-Dean ‘Men and Jewellery in Renaissance Portraiture’

4.50 – 5.10 Discussion

Organisers: Sue Wiseman and Sarah Birt

The London Renaissance Seminar (LRS) is a forum for the discussion of all aspects of early modern history, literature, and culture. It meets regularly at Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square. Anyone with a serious academic interest in the Renaissance is welcome and no registration is necessary.

For further information about LRS contact Sue Wiseman. To join the LRS mailing list, please contact Tom Healy.