Events

This is where we’ll keep you informed about new workshops and seminars on the theme.


Workshop One: Mapping the Field

Location: TORCH, University of Oxford.  Dates: 9-10 August 2013

The aim of this two-day workshop was to identify productive avenues for future research on the interrelationship between literature and diplomacy in the early modern world. For the full programme see here.

Workshop Two: Theories and Methods

Location: Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge.  Dates: 14-15 April 2014

The aim of this two-day workshop was to develop and assess methods of analysis and theoretical approaches for future research on intersections of literature and diplomacy. For the programme see here. For a report on our findings download our Textual Ambassadors Workshop Two Summary.

International Conference: Diplomacy and Culture in the Early Modern World

Location: TORCH, University of Oxford.  Dates: 31 July – 2 August 2014

The project also involved in an international conference on the relationship between early modern culture and diplomacy. This conference placed the network’s findings within the wider context of the cultural practices and consequences of diplomacy. To read more about the programme and abstracts of the papers delivered, click here.

Workshop Three

Location: TORCH, University of Oxford. Date: 13 April 2015

At this one day workshop a number of network members met to discuss the essays they are contributing to an edited volume that Tracey and Jo are editing. This volume reflects on methodological and theoretical issues surrounding the relationship between literary and diplomatic cultures in Europe and beyond.

Workshop Four

Location: Keble College, Oxford. Date: 19 August 2015

At this one day workshop a number of network members met to discuss drafts of the essays they are writing on English/British diplomacy and literary writing from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. We aim to publish these as a special issue of a journal. This workshop was funded by a research grant from Keble College.