MHRA Research Associateship and AHRC workshop funding

We are delighted to announce that the Modern Humanities Research Association has awarded the Hakluyt Project a Research Associateship for 2013-14. We will shortly be advertising a 0.5 one-year appointment and are hoping to recruit a candidate with expertise in editing Latin material. This is the second RA position awarded by the MHRA to the project in recent years, following the appointment of Colm MacCrossan in 2009-10. In addition, the Arts and Humanities Research Council has awarded the Hakluyt Project funding for a Research Network, which will enable us to online casino hold a series of Editorial Workshops for the editorial team of Volumes 1-4. These Editorial Workshops will be held in Southampton over the next two years, and we very much hope that they will provide the model for similar events in due course for editors working on later volumes in the edition.

Second Hakluyt Edition Project Editorial Workshop

The Hakluyt Edition Project held a second workshop for the editors of volumes 1-4 (as well as volume 6) in the series on 14-15 May at the University of Southampton. The event was supported by funding from the University of Southampton and the Irish Research Council. The workshop brought together volume editors and members of the editorial board to discuss samples of edited and annotated text, and was chaired by the general editors, Prof. Daniel Carey and Prof. Claire Jowitt.

The participants were Anna Agnarsdóttir, Michael Brennan, Angela Byrne, Ralph Cleminson, Nandini Das, Andrew Hadfield, Anders Ingram, Ladan Niayesh, Anthony Payne, Will Ryan, Sebastian Sobecki, and Felicity Stout.

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

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/.

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).

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.