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June 2018

Luther as a philosopher: On the Bondage of the Will

13th June 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The titlepage of the first edition (1525) of Luther's "De Servo Arbitrio"

A second workshop in the White Rose-funded "Luther as a philosopher" series.

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When did you last hear your father?

13th June 2018 @ 5:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Jessop West G03, Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, S3 7RA
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SCEMS Visiting Speaker, Professor Lori Anne Ferrell will explore how Victorians shaped the public understanding of "Reformation" in this early evening lecture.

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What did the Reformation ever do for addiction?

The Origins of Addiction: New Words in the English Reformation

13th June 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Street
Sheffield, S1 1XZ United Kingdom
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Jose Murgatroyd Cree  explores the new vocabulary of the English reformation, focusing particularly on addiction.

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Bradbourne Church, with logos of Bishops House and 500 Reformations

Reforming Bradbourne? The Impact of the Reformation in the Peak District

18th June 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Bishops’ House, Meersbrook Park, near Lees Hall Avenue
Sheffield, S8 9NA United Kingdom

University archaeologist John Moreland shares his attempt to reconstruct the progress of Reformation in the Peak District village of Bradbourne, using material evidence including an Anglo-Saxon cross. Hosted by the Friends of Bishops' House.

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[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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‘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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What did Luther do for Reformation Germany?

6th July 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
What did ... ever do for you?

School Talk with Tom Leng.  Historian Tom Leng will be visiting a Derbyshire college to explore with sixth-formers the impact that Luther may have had on Reformation Germany.  Read more about Martin Luther here.  Want a speaker to visit your school? If you teach in or near Sheffield and would like one of the 500 Reformations speakers to come to your school, you can request a speaker here.

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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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What did the Reformation ever do for Europe...?

School visit: What did Luther do for Reformation Germany?

13th July 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sixth-formers at a Derbyshire school explore Luther's impact with 500 Reformations' Dr Tom Leng.

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