Oxford Centre for the Study of the Book

On 8 May 2013,  Dr Anders Ingram will be giving a paper on “The Cadiz Expedition (1596) and censorship in late Elizabethan England” for the Oxford Centre for the Study of the Book. The paper will include the demonstration and exhibition of several rare historical books relating to early modern censorship kindly lent by permission of the Bodleian Library.

Anders Ingram

“The Cadiz Expedition (1596) and censorship in late Elizabethan England”

Wednesday 8 blackjack May

2.00 pm

in the Group Study Room, Radcliffe Science Library, Parks Road

(for admission without a Bodleian reader”s ticket or Oxford University card, please come to the entrance of the Radcliffe Science Library at 1:25)

Map of site: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/services


BBC History Magazine

In January 2013 Claire Jowitt’s article on the Principal Navigations, ‘The Tudor Guide to Colonising the World’, will appear in the BBC History Magazine. Further details can be found at http://www.historyextra.com/issue/january-2013.

Centre for Early Modern Studies: Maps and Exploration Seminar Series

On 5 November 2012, Daniel Carey gave a paper in Oxford in the Maps and Exploration Seminar Series sponsored by the Centre for Early Modern Studies. The topic was ‘Editing Richard Hakluyt’ and gave an opportunity to discuss progress with the edition. The seminar was also attended by Anders Ingram and Anthony Payne who contributed to discussion of annotating Hakluyt and the establishment of the copy text.

For information, see http://cemsoxford.wordpress.com/2012/11/.

Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe Conference

‘Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe’

University College Dublin and Marsh’s Library, 2223 November 2012

For further details and the call for papers, see:


New Hakluyt Book

We are pleased to announce the publication of an interdisciplinary collection of 24 essays which brings together leading international scholarship on Hakluyt and his work. Richard Hakluyt and Travel Writing in Early Modern Europe, ed. Daniel Carey and Claire Jowitt.

The Hakluyt Society Extra Series (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012).

British Library Conference

‘Renaissance Old Worlds: English encounters from the Levant to the Far East’.

British Library, 29 June – 1 July 2012

Hakluyt Society 2012 AGM

The Hakluyt Society Annual General Meeting took place on 20 June 2012 at the University of Notre Dame London Centre. It was followed by the Annual Lecture for 2012, entitled “Richard Hakluyt, Editor” and delivered online slots by Professor Daniel Carey of the National University of Ireland, Galway, and General Editor of the Hakluyt Edition. The event was followed by a reception.