26 September: Janet Dickinson (Birmingham), ‘Rethinking the 1590s: the 2nd Earl of Essex and the late Elizabethan regime’
10 October: Jeanne Shami (All Souls, Oxford), ‘Historical fictions: contemporary engagements with John Donne’
28 November: Jill Francis (Birmingham), ‘Gardening networks and exchanges: the notebooks and correspondences of Sir Thomas Hanmer of Bettisfield’
9 January: Melanie Evans (Birmingham), 'Styling the Word, re-styling the Self? The English translations of Princess Elizabeth Tudor'
23 January:Amin Momeni (Birmingham), 'Islamic Persians in Caroline Drama'
6 February: Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute), 'The Passions of Thomas Wright'
27 February: Graeme Murdock (Trinity College, Dublin), 'Do good fences make good neighbours? Tolerance and intolerance in early modern Savoy'
13 March: Alan Bryson (Sheffield), 'The Talbot Family'
20 March: Chris King (Nottingham), 'Constructing space and society in the early modern city: houses, objects and social identity'