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Previous Conferences: The Society's Conferences since 2010

'The Role of Courtly Spectacle in the Politics and Diplomatic Entanglements of the House of Savoy in the Renaissance and Early Modern Periods (1450–1750)', 18-20 September 2019, in the state archive of Turin.

'Crossing Boundaries: confessional, political and cultural interactions in early modern festivals and diplomatic encounters', Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, 30 April and 1 May 2018. A highly successful conference including excellent contributions by new and early-career as well as established scholars. Selected conference papers produced in a volume due for release 2020, edited by Richard Morris, in the European Festival Studies 1450-1700 series.

‘Imperial Festivities in Hainaut, 1549’, in collaboration with the Low Countries Sculpture Society as part of the Mons 2015 European Capital of Culture

‘Making Space for Festivals: Interactions between Architecture and Performance’, in collaboration with the PALATIUM research network (European Science Foundation), Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice 2013

‘The Iconography of Power: Ceremonial Entries in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe’, Università degli Studi, Bergamo, 2012

‘Dynastic Marriages 1612–1615: The Hapsburg and Bourbon Unions’, The Warburg Institute, London, 2012

‘Waterborne Pageants and Festivities in the Renaissance’, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice 2010