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Centre for the Study of the Renaissance

Centre for the Study of the Renaissance

Language & Skills Provision

Palaeography (English, Latin & Italian) designed to help doctoral students and early career fellows who are working in archives and libraries to make better sense of the materials they are reading and understand common conventions of transcription.

Latin for research aims to help participants develop the ability to read and understand Renaissance texts. Three streams available.

Greek for research a short course to introduce the complete beginner to the main elements of classical Greek.

External networks

We have close links with the following organisations:

ICLS ~ The International Courtly Literature Society (British Branch)

FISIER ~ International Federation of Societies & Institutes for the Study of the Renaissance
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Monash Warwick Alliance

Newberry Library including funding opportunities (travel) and various fellowships

SEFR ~ Society for European Festivals Research

SNLS ~ Society for Neo-Latin Studies


The CSR organises special study days – and, subject to demand, longer courses. The most recent gathering was in December 2023, where attendees spent the day immersing themselves in the topic, 'East Meets West: Medieval and Renaissance Encounters'.

Details of the more recent past events can be found HERE.