Conferences, symposiums, seminars, workshops
News and the Shape of Europe, 1500-1750
Queen Mary, University of London, 26-28 July 2013. This major news history event will feature 40 speakers from across Europe and the Americas. As the final stage in the Leverhulme international project News Networks in Early Modern Europe, this conference will contribute to a new, pan-European history of news. Topics covered include the languages, geographies, forms and infrastructures of early modern European news; reflections on the state of current research in the history of news communication, and methodological reflections on how to conceptualise networks in the context of news; and a number of case studies of particular axes, innovations, and problems in news transmission, spanning the full breadth of early modern Europe. Registration open: http://newscom.english.qmul.ac.uk/events/items/83801.html
Workshop on Humour in Press News Discourse (1700-1900) at 5th International Conference on Late Modern English,
University of Bergamo, Italy, 28-30 August 2013.
RSA Conference, New York, 27-29 March, 2014, ‘News’ panel
Panel title: The role and practice of translation in published news in Early Modern Europe
Sociedad Internacional para el Estudio de las Relaciones de Sucesos – SIERS (International Society for the Study of News Pamphlets)
SIERS is a not-for-profit cultural association with the aim of encouraging the interdisciplinary study of the news pamphlets published in the Modern Age, both in Spain and in other European countries.
Offline Corpora Resources
Rostock Newspaper Corpus
British news reports from 1700 to 2000.
Zurich English Newspaper Corpus (ZEN).
English newspapers between 1671 and 1791.
Online Corpora resources
- Early English Books On-line (EEBO)
Lancaster Newsbooks Corpus
Periodical English newsbooks 1653-1654.
The London Gazzette
Back copies from 1665 until the present day can be found on this web site
Florence Early English Newspapers Corpus (1620-1649)
For further information, contact Nicholas Brownlees (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- The Corpus of Nineteenth-Century Newspaper English (CNNE)
- The Lampeter Corpus of Early Modern English Tracts.
Burney Collection of Newspapers.
The largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media available from the British Library.
The British Newspapers Archive.
The project aims to digitize up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library's newspaper collection over the next 10 years.
- La Gazette de Renaudot 1683, 1685, 1689
- Gale Digital Newspaper Collections