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Programme 11-14 May 2015

Most activities will take place from 10.30 to ca. 5 pm 

Structure of the programme 

The programme consists of a series of strands held over four days at the Warburg Institute in London. The programme is led by staff from the Warburg Institute and the University of Warwick (Centre for the Study of the Renaissance). In addition, there is a visit to the National Gallery and opportunity for doctoral researchers to present their own projects. The programme is available to doctoral students from universities across the UK and overseas.

Programme for the 2015 Course (subject to minor changes): 

Monday, 11 May

[introduction; working with images / working with databases / working with archives / interdisciplinarity]

10.00 Registration.

10.15 Raphaële Mouren +NN.: Welcome and introductions

10.30 Paul Taylor: Working with images I (Methods in Iconology). + NN.?

11.30 Coffee.

12.00 Paul Taylor: Working with images II (Methods in Iconology).

1.00 Lunch break.

2.00 Charles Burnett: Using Manuscripts in Renaissance and Early Modern Research.

3.00 Ian Jones, François Quiviger: The Digital Renaissance

4.00 Tea break

4.30 Francois Quiviger / Jonathan Rolls: brief introduction to the collections of the Warburg Library / registration for membership of the Warburg Institute Library.


Tuesday, 12 May

10.30 Jacomien Prins + Raphaële Mouren: interdisciplinary research: methodology, sources, online tools

11.30 Coffee.

12.00 Rembrandt Duits: Renaissance astronomy/astrology

1.00 Lunch break.

2.00 Rembrandt Duits: Working with Images III: Tour of the Warburg Photographic Collection/ Census of Antique Art, and discussion of Astrological Imagery.

3.15 Paul Taylor: Working with images IV: Visit to the National Gallery. Meet at the Warburg Institute.

Wednesday, 13 May [Manuscripts and Rare Books / doctoral forum]

10.30. Penny Roberts: Archival Research for Renaissance and Early Modern Specialists.

11.30 Coffee.

12.00 Raphaele Mouren: Using Early Printed Books

1.00 Lunch break.

2.00 Caroline Petit: an introduction to Medical Humanities

Doctoral forum: 7-minute presentations by the participants on their own research projects, raising methodological questions or other points of consultation (led by Ingrid De Smet and Raphaële Mouren)

Thursday, 14 May [emphasis on career development: impact, social media]

10.30-11.30 Peter Mack: Education, Rhetoric and Renaissance Writing

11.30-11.45 Coffee break

11.45: Gavin Schwartz-Leeper, ‘Digital networking and communication’

1.00 Lunch break

2.00 Catriona Firth : Introduction to impact

3.00 Peter Mack: Getting published

3.45 Tea break

4.15 Ingrid De Smet: Getting funded



Your tutors will include:

Prof Charles Burnett

Prof Ingrid De Smet (Director, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, Warwick)

Professor Peter Mack (University of Warwick)

Dr Rembrandt Duits

Dr Catriona Firth (Research and Impact Services, Warwick)

Dr Raphaële Mouren (Librarian and Acting Director, Warburg Institute)

Dr Jacomien Prins

Dr François Quiviger

Dr Penny Roberts (Director, CADRE, Warwick)

Dr Jonathan Rolls

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