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Who Wants to Live Forever? Fame and Afterlives in Early Modern Europe

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A workshop exploring biography, life narratives, and life writing in early modern Europe and a discussion of Clare Copeland's recently published book Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi: The Making of a Counter-Reformation Saint (Oxford, 2016).

I will be speaking alongside Jan Machielsen, Tom Hamilton, and Edmund Wareham, and giving a paper entitled 'Confessional Afterlives: How to Remember a Life in Early Modern Protestantism'.

Organised by Hannah Murphy and Jan Machielsen. For more details and registration email: hannah.murphy@kcl.ac.uk

Full Programme:

A Roundtable discussing Clare Copeland, Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi: The Making of a Counter-Reformation Saint (Oxford, 2016)

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Kat Hill, 'Confessional Afterlives: How to Remember a Life in Early Modern Protestantism'

Edmund Wareham, 'The Convent Infirmary: A German Perspective'

Tom Hamilton, 'The Afterlives of Notorious Criminals in Early Modern France'

Jan Machielsen, 'Beatification as Commemoration: The Martyrs of Gorkum between the Low Countries and Rome'