Cultures of Correspondence, July 2010

Early Modern Studies In Scotland Seminar
A One–Day Colloquium at the Centre for Early Modern Studies
University of Aberdeen, 24th July 2010


Suzanne Trill           on Women’s Letter-writing in Scotland
Alison Wiggins        on Bess of Hardwick’s Correspondence
James Daybell         on Early Modern Letter Books
Andrew Zurcher      on Letters of the Elizabethan Secretariat
Andrew Gordon       on Purloined Letters at the Elizabethan Court
Kenneth Austin        on Theodore Beza’s Correspondence Networks

To reserve a place please contact
Attendance £10
A limited number of postgraduate travel bursaries are available
For full programme go to


The One-Day Cultures of Correspondence Colloquium will be followed in 2011 by a conference jointly organised by
Centre for Humanities, Music and Performing Arts at the University of Plymouth &
Centre for Early Modern Studies at the University of Aberdeen.
The conference ‘Cultures of Correspondence in Early Modern Britain, 1550-1640’
will take place at the University of Plymouth 14-16 April 2011,       

The Call For Papers is now available at
and at the EMSIS website

Dr Andrew Gordon
Department of English
Taylor Building
University of Aberdeen