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 ‘Humphry Davy’s Notebooks’, by Professor Sharon Ruston

18th October – ONLINE

Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829) was the foremost chemist of the early nineteenth century. It is less well known that he wrote poetry throughout his life. He was a friend of Lord Byron and wrote at least two poems about Byron. In this talk, Sharon Ruston will explore these poems and examine some of the poetry Davy wrote in his notebooks while in the laboratory conducting chemical experiments.

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 “let my works be bound in Red”: Bookbinding and the Packaging of Romanticism

14th November – ONLINE

Writing to John Cam Hobhouse, Lord Byron joked that he hoped his works would “be bound in Red” after his death. Likely a reference to luxurious red leather bindings that were popular in the Romantic era, Byron’s comments reveal the poet’s occupation with the material forms his posthumous reputation might take.

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‘Taking another tack’: quick alternations in Don Juan, by Professor Richard Cronin

19th December, in-person

In this talk, Professor Richard Cronin will discuss aspects of his new book, Byron’s Don Juan: The Liberal Epic of the Nineteenth Century. This talk considers how it was that the new manner that Byron cultivated in Don Juan should have had so striking an effect…

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2024 Newstead Abbey Byron Conference, 26-27 April.

2024 marks the bicentenary of Lord Byron’s death. It is therefore fitting that the 2024 Newstead Abbey Byron Conference not only commemorates his death but also celebrates the life and works of both the multifaceted man and his dazzlingly diverse poetry.

The deadline for the Call for Papers is the 2nd of January.

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Kaiwen Hou, Luke Maxted, Lydia Shaw, Edwina Watson, Prof. Agustin Coletes Blanco, Christine Kenyon Jones, Pia Lapinski, and many more…

2025 – William Sherwood

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