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Paul Botley (University of Warwick) and Máté Vince (Trinity College Dublin) at the Warwick book launch of 'The New Edition of Isaac Casaubon’s Letters from London, 1610-1614' on 5th March 2019.

11:28, Wed 10 Apr 2019

'A Huguenot Scholar at the Court of King James: The New Edition of Isaac Casaubon’s Letters from London, 1610-1614' has now been published in four volumes, the culmination of a three-year project funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The letters date from Casaubon’s years in London 1610-1614, and over 40% of the letters in the edition are published here for the first time. Introduction by Ingrid De Smet

(MP3 format, 82 MB)


Brett Mottram on Gavin Douglas' Translation of Maffeo Vegio's Book XIII of the Aeneid (Supplementum)

18:24, Mon 27 Aug 2018

In this podcast, we interview Brett Mottram, a postgraduate MA student in the CSR about his MA project on a Scottish translation of Maffeo Vegio's Book XIII of the Aeneid (an early instance of fan fiction, perhaps?).

(MP3 format, 28 MB)


(STVDIO) Prof. Liam Semler on the English Grotesque

08:55, Thu 26 Oct 2017

Our first podcast of AY 2017-2018 brings you a STVDIO seminar session from Oct 10, 2017. Professor Liam Semler (U. of Sydney) discusses the arrival, origins, and meaning of the grotesque in England from 1500-1700.

(MP3 format, 60 MB)


'Talking Tasso' with Chris Geekie from Johns Hopkins

12:45, Fri 25 Nov 2016

In this episode, Chris Geekie, Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University shares his work on the Italian poet and literary theorist, Torquato Tasso. We also speculate as to what Tasso might have thought about Hamilton: An American Musical and Game of Thrones.

(MP3 format, 17 MB)


The Renaissance from Below, with Professor Beat Kümin

15:26, Thu 24 Nov 2016

Professor Beat Kümin discusses his approach to studying the Renaissance. Links:

- Beat Kümin's Warwick homepage:

- Parish Network research platform:

- Drinking Studies Network:

- 'Cultures of Early Modern Europe' publication series (Bloomsbury):

- The European World 1500-1800 textbook companion site (Routledge):

- The annual 'Food & Drink Studies' postgraduate summer university at Tours:

(MP3 format, 17 MB)


Team Print! With Gloria Moorman and Rebecca Carnevali.

15:09, Thu 24 Nov 2016

Postgraduate students Rebecca Carnevali and Gloria Moorman tell us more about their work on early printed books.

(MP3 format, 21 MB)


Introduction to the CSR and the Podcast

15:07, Thu 24 Nov 2016

Drs. Bryan Brazeau and Máté Vince introduce the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance and the podcast.

(MP3 format, 15 MB)