Universidad de Jaén

Tu futuro está aquí

Commerce, Communities and the Global Early Modern

The Organising Committee of the 26th SEDERI Conference and the Spanish and Portuguese Association for English Renaissance Studies invite proposals for contributions that critically explore questions related to the English Renaissance. The Conference will explore the globalized nature of the early modern world at large and early modern English texts in particular.  Papers addressed to literary representations of trade, mercantilism, the construction of communities, and cross-cultural encounters are especially welcome.

The deadline for paper and thematic panel proposals is April 15th, 2015. Early-bird registration ends on April 11th, 2015.


·         Early modern England and the early modern world

·         Anglo-Iberian and Anglo-Mediterranean relations: Culture, economy and politics

·         Merchants and markets: Nascent capitalism in early modern English literature

·         The Construction of the Other in early modern English texts

·         Thomas More, his Circle and the Republic of Letters

·         Rome, Reformers and Recusants

·         Liminal spaces: neg(oti)ation

·         Women Writers and the Printing Business

·         Politics and propaganda in Early Modern English Literature

·         Travel Writing in Early Modern England

·         English early modern literature, language and culture

The conference will be held at the Baeza Campus of the International University of Andalucía (UNIA) (Baeza, Jaén, Spain) on 11-13 May 2015.



You can have access to the programme by clicking here.