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Turning the T.I.D.E.

Fred d’Aguiar at the Miriam Allott Series. The archival spirit, the impulse and compulsion to dig deep into the past may as well be hardwired given its widespread practice and endurance through time. Even within ancient cultures deemed without libraries that predate big data there were symbols and oral rituals that paid homage to the […]

Audiences, Immigration, and Belonging: Strangers in Finsbury

On the 19th November 2017, the TIDE project and Before Shakespeare are hosting a workshop exploring the diverse audiences of Elizabethan playhouses and their surrounding neighbourhoods, based at the University of Liverpool’s London campus, 33 Finsbury Square. Working with The Dolphin’s Back, we will be looking at a range of plays, archival documents, diaries, and […]

Catholics Abroad: Seville and El Colegio de los Ingleses

On Calle Alfonso XII, immediately after Plaza Duque de la Victoria, stand the remains of what was once one of the main references for many English visitors to Seville: the Jesuit College of St. Gregory. Founded on 12 November 1592 by Robert Parsonio, the ‘arch-Jesuit’ feared by the Elizabethan authorities, the college was destined for […]

Walking with St Christopher – A Research Trip to Norton Priory

A guest blog from our TIDE intern, Alex Claridge Recently, Dr Lauren Working and I travelled to Norton Priory in Runcorn, Cheshire, to view the site and visit its collections. St Christopher, the patron saint of travellers, stood in the entrance hall of the museum to greet us on our arrival, as he had done […]

Norton Priory
St Christopher
Cyprus, Venus’s Isle: Part Two

Punch, ‘Bien venu qui apporte!’, 3 August 1878, p. 46. The romantic, widely-marketed image of Venus and her luscious island of love casts a respectable veil over the sex and sacrificial killing of ancient myth, orgiastic rites that early modern writers gleefully explored. But, in the later colonial period, there was a more nefarious return […]

News and Events
Audiences, Immigration, and Belonging in Elizabethan Theatres
November 14 2017

Join us just north of of the City walls in Finsbury Square for an open performance workshop exploring the diverse audiences of Elizabethan playhouses and their surrounding neighbourhoods. We will ask: Who visited Elizabethan playhouses? What might it mean to put “non-English” characters on stage? What do playwrights’ engagement with the issues of immigration, identity, […]

Miriam Allott Series 2017-18: Sarah Howe, TIDE Writer in Residence with Colm Toibin Fellow, Anthony Joseph
October 30 2017

Sarah Howe, TIDE Writer in Residence, and TS Eliot Prize-winning author of Loop of Jade will read with University of Liverpool’s Colm Toibin Fellow in Creative Writing, the novelist Anthony Joseph. Tuesday 14 November 5.30pm, School of the Arts Library, 19 Abercromby Square. Funded by the European Research Council and in association with the Centre […]

The Travel, Transculturality, and Identity in England, c.1550-1700 (TIDE) project team is one year old.
October 24 2017

Join us next week, for a sandwich-fuelled celebration of the completion of our first year: Wednesday, November 1 at noon in The Old Library, School of the Arts to meet the team, and find out more about our work over the next 4 years. We very much hope to see you there.

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships at the School of the Arts, University of Liverpool
August 17 2017

The University of Liverpool’s School of the Arts invites expressions of interest for the 2017/18 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme. These awards offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment – further information, including eligibility criteria, can be found here. The University of Liverpool […]

TIDE Seminar – Turks and Mahometans: Presence and Perception in Early Modern England – 26 June 2017
May 23 2017

TIDE is pleased to invite you to its second seminar of 2017, on the theme of ‘Turks and Mahometans: Presence and Perception in Early Modern England’. Join us to hear Jyotsna G. Singh (Michigan State University) speak on the English contacts with Islam in Mughal India, Matthew Dimmock (University of Sussex) on Muslim experiences in […]