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June 2018

[CANCELLED] From Luther to Amazon: the Reformation and the International Book Trade

21st June 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Street
Sheffield, S1 1XZ United Kingdom
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Free

‘La grât danse macabre’, Mathias Huss (1499) WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. Those who have booked to attend should receive automatic notification via EventBrite. Bookselling changed during the period of the Reformation from a small, artisanal, and mainly bespoke trade to a mechanised international market. How did these changes take place? What was their impact? Who were the key players? And, how did they set the stage for the development of contemporary publishing?…

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July 2018

Talk about change: Diversity

1st July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The first of a series of workshops hosted by Sheffield social entrepreneurs Our Mel and led by novelist and creative writer Désirée Reynolds, this Festival of the Mind-sponsored event will explore research about language change ('reformation') with input from the AHRC-funded Linguistic DNA project and 500 Reformations. Workshop participants will have the chance to contribute to a small anthology, and the option to take part in a spoken-word performance in the Festival Spiegeltent in September. The theme of the first…

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Portraits of Luther, Then and Now

3rd July 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St George’s Auditorium, St George's
Sheffield, S1 4DP
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The Society for Renaissance Studies Annual Lecture: Professor Lyndal Roper (Oxford).

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Talk About Change: Feminisms

8th July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Talk About Change meets #WritingAsResistance in the 2nd workshop of this collaboration with Sheffield social entrepreneurs Our Mel and creative writer & novelist Désirée Reynolds.

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Talk About Change #3: Immigration

15th July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Talk About Change meets #WritingAsResistance in the 3rd workshop of this collaboration with Sheffield social entrepreneurs Our Mel & novelist Désirée Reynolds.

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Talk About Change #4: Race

25th July 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Talk About Change meets #WritingAsResistance in the 4th workshop of this collaboration with Sheffield social entrepreneurs Our Mel and novelist Désirée Reynolds.

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September 2018

What did the Reformation ever do for our Work Ethic?

11th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Christchurch, Stannington, 17 Church Street
Sheffield, S6 6DB United Kingdom
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How might our own experience of work, work-life balance, spending and saving have been affected by the Reformation?

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Talk About Change

23rd September 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spiegeltent, Barkers Pool
Sheffield, S1 2HB
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Spoken-word performance exploring resistance, diversity, feminism, immigration and race--a collaboration with Sheffield-based social entrepreneurs Our Mel & novelist Désirée Reynolds.

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October 2018

Mona Siddiqui: Diatribe, dialogue and difference

2nd October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street
Sheffield, S1 1HA United Kingdom
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Beginning the 2018-2019 God & the Good series, we welcome Professor Mona Siddiqui, whose talk will consider aspects of Christian-Muslim relations. (Event organised by the Department of Philosophy and the Prokhorov Centre with Sheffield Cathedral.)

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February 2019

John Gray: Religion, atheism, and the good life

February 19 @ 7:30 pm
Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street
Sheffield, S1 1HA United Kingdom
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Continuing the 2018-2019 God & the Good lecture series, philosopher John Gray will explore the history of atheism and concepts of "the good life". (Event organised by the Department of Philosophy and the Prokhorov Centre with Sheffield Cathedral.)

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