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09.15 – 09.30 Registration and coffee

09.30 – 09.45 Welcome

09.45 – 11.15 Panel 1: rules

Religion and civility in 17th-century Ireland

Dr Joan Redmond (King’s College London)

“My Master he did me correct”: Inverting Civil and Savage in the English Broadside Ballad

Adam Bridgen (Oxford University)

Female Preaching and Prophecy, Civility and the English Revolution: 1640-1660

Debra Parish (University of Queensland)

11.15 – 11.30 Refreshment break

11.30 – 12.20 Keynote address

Hobbes and Hats

Dr Teresa Bejan (Oxford University)

12.20 – 13.15 Lunch

13.15 – 14.45 Panel 2: Virtue Signals

Amplifying incivility: the case of the Quakers

Dr Laura Seymour (Birkbeck, University of London)

“Keep yourselfes quyet”: Gesture, decorum and silence at the Glasgow Assembly, 1638

Dr Chris Langley (Newman University)

The Invention of Snobbery in early modern England

Prof Richard Cust (University of Birmingham)

14.45 – 15.15 Comfort break

15.15 – 16.45 Panel 3: Uncivil Conflict

Sexual Libel and the Collapse of Civility in Civil War England, 1640-5

Samuel Fullerton  (University of California)

Civil Adversaries: Female Friends and Enemies in Early Modern Britain

Dr Naomi Pullin (University of Warwick)  

Come Dine (and Fight) with Me: Religion, Community and Immorality in Early Stuart England

Elizabeth Crawley (University of Birmingham)

16.45 – 17.35 Keynote address

Civility, incivility and the “new intoxicants”

Prof Phil Withington (University of Sheffield)

17.35 – 18.00 Wine reception on the lawn

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