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‘World enough, and time’: Richard Hakluyt and the Renaissance Discovery of the World

19 June 2017

An important quadricentennial took place on 23 November 2016: the 400th anniversary of the death of Richard Hakluyt (1552-1616). To mark the occasion, an international group of scholars...

Neither “Middle Ground” nor “Native Ground”: Reading the Life of Goggey, an Aboriginal Man on the Fringes of Early Colonial Sydney

5 June 2017

The Hakluyt Society is pleased to announce that its 2017 Essay Prize has been awarded to Annemarie McLaren, a doctoral candidate at the Australian National University, Canberra....

Vacancy: Administrator of the Hakluyt Society (application deadline: 5 May 2017)

3 April 2017

THE HAKLUYT SOCIETY  ADMINISTRATOR The Hakluyt Society, founded in 1846, publishes scholarly editions of primary sources on voyages and travels to a wide membership and readership,...

CFP – Hakluyt Society Symposium 2017: Trading Companies and Travel Literature, 11-12 September 2017

22 March 2017

Call for Papers The Hakluyt Society Symposium 2017: Trading Companies and Travel Literature 11-12 September 2017 Chatham Historic Docks, University of Kent Speakers confirmed: Prof...