Of the many research activities and events that will take place through the TIDE project, one of the most exciting is the TIDE Visiting Writers’ Scheme. Our visiting writers will work closely with the core research team each year throughout the duration of the project, attend group meetings and TIDE seminars during their residency, and have access to our research material both during their stay and online...
The Exploration Session ‘Digital Humanities’ (Dr Edmond Smith, U. of Kent) offered an overview of key methodologies in this rapidly developing field as well as vibrant discussions about the future. We did this through the conversations within the session, as well as using an online voting system, through which participants were invited to share their […]
The initial idea behind the exploration session ‘New Directions in the Cultural History of Travel, Mobility, and Transculturality’ organized by Dr Eva Johanna Holmberg (Helsinki & QMUL) and including the discussants Dr Liesbeth Corens (QMUL), Dr John Gallagher (Leeds), and Dr Mark Williams (Cardiff) was to discuss recent developments in, some long-term frustrations with, and […]
‘Wither would you go? What country… should give you harbour? Go you to France or Flanders… Nay, anywhere that not adheres to England,/Why, you must needs be strangers…[spurned] like dogs, and like as if that God/Owed not nor made not you.’ These words are possibly the only surviving lines written in Shakespeare’s own hand in […]
‘My Best Beloved Churchyard’, wrote Charles Dickens of St Olave’s Hart Street in The Uncommercial Traveller. The plaque outside the parish church on Seething Lane in London’s financial district offers a smorgasbord of tempting historical associations. None other than ‘MOTHER GOOSE’ was interred here in September 1586. Three hundred and sixty-five victims of the Great […]
On 5 September 1687, the University of Oxford offered a banquet in honour of James II at the Bodleian Library. The king seemed to have been less impressed by the pantagruelian menu of 111 hot and cold dishes prepared by the university, than with the Bodleian catalogue. After taking his seat, James asked if the […]
TIDE is pleased to invite you to its first seminar of this academic year on Thursday, 1 November at 12:30 at The Old Library. Join us to hear Marion Wynne-Davis (University of Surrey) on ‘Margaret Cavendish as Traveller: gender, geography and The Blazing World’ (see attached poster). All are welcome. Tea and coffee will be […]
We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our summer conference in London ‘On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700’ which will take place at the London Campus of the University of Liverpool between 26 and 28 July 2018. Download a #Onbelonging programme here! Confirmed speakers include: Marina […]
Join researchers from the School of Arts, University of Liverpool under the moon for a series of short performances about early modern fantastic voyages. In collaboration with the University of Liverpool Players, costumed actors will enliven historical documents written by Renaissance writers including Shakespeare. These dramatic readings of journeys involving exploration and moon topographies explore […]
We are thrilled to announce the publication of TIDE’s first major collaborative output — the online, open access resource, TIDE: Keywords. Keywords is the product of 18 months of collaborative work by the whole TIDE team, producing 39 short essays on a selection of keyword terms covering topics related to language, Renaissance, travel, migration, religion, […]
RESCHEDULED TIDE talk and launch of TIDE’s open access Keyword resource: 9th May, 13:15. Budden Lecture Theatre, Leverhulme Building. University of Liverpool.
Join us and Professor Sylvia Adamson (University of Sheffield) on 9 May for the launch of TIDE’s open access keyword resource and an informal lunch time talk (bring your own sandwiches) on ‘Ideology and Language-change 1500-1800: Literary and Linguistic perspectives’. Sylvia Adamson is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Sheffield and TIDE Visiting […]