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Renaissance Cultural Crossroads: Translation, Print and Culture in Britain, 1473-1640

This session will present the work of the Renaissance Cultural Crossroads project, an annotated and analytical online catalogue of translations in Britain in the period 1473-1640, based in the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance.

Who is it for?

All research staff and students from all faculties, and especially from Arts and Humanities, specifically History, History of Art, Linguistics, English and Literature, and Renaissance Studies.


This session will cover: an introduction to early modern printing; why translation matters; the project team and their work; methodologies; statistical analysis of the catalogue; new directions in translation studies.

What will I get out of this?

This session will provide an understanding of the role of translation in early modern culture, practical demonstration of the project catalogue, demonstration of how modern technology can be applied to an arts research project.

Led by Dr. Sara Barker and Ms Susanna de Schepper, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance.

Contact Dr. Donna Carroll via or ext. 23251, Warwick Library.

Where & when? 

Friday May 7th,
12.00 to 1.00pm,
The Wolfson Research Exchange, Main Library

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