Friday, 2 July 2010, 12:00AM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Portugal and England, 1386-2010

Professor Thomas Earle

Portugal and England, 1386-2010: A complex web of political, economic and intellectual relations.

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This is a part of the series of events which were held in collaboration with the 2010 City of London Festival.  
Other lectures include:
    The Songs of Summer by Chris Watson
    Portuguese 'Ancient Music' in 18th Century London by Dr Owen Rees
    Sir Hans Sloane: 350 years of preserving history by Dr Robert Huxley
    The Poetry of Bees by various poets
    A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey by Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres

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Professor Tom Earle, MA DPhil Oxf, is the King John II Professor of Portuguese Studies and a Fellow of St. Peter's College, University of Oxford.

His researches are concerned with Portuguese literature in the early modern period, especially poetry and drama; the historiography of the Portuguese expansion in Africa and Asia; scholarly editing; the history of the book, concentrating on books in Oxford libraries written in Latin by Portuguese scholars before 1640.

He teaches Portuguese literature in the early modern period; Portuguese Romanticism; Portuguese and Brazilian literature from the nineteenth century to the present day.

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2 July 2010

Portugal and England, 1386-2010
Professor Thomas Earle

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