24 Jul 2003 - 25 Jul 2003All dayWolfson College, Cambridge

Description

This conference will provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of the latest research on female monastic life in Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. An international group of scholars consisting of historians, literary historians, art historians and musicologists will present their research on nuns in early modern England, Italy, France, Spain, the Netherlands, and Germany.

In a concert sponsored by CRASSH, Musica Secreta will perform music composed by nuns from North Italian convents arranged and performed according to convent performance practice with female voices and continuo instruments. [By invitation only.]
Convener:

Dr Cordula Van Wyhe, Wolfson College, Cambridge
 

CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN THE ARTS, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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