About the Organisers

Rebecca Hasler is in the third year of an AHRC-funded PhD in the School of English at the University of St Andrews. Her thesis explores the relationship between profitability and play in Elizabethan and Jacobean pamphleteering, with an emphasis upon the works of Greene, Nashe, Dekker, Middleton, and Rich. It is entitled ‘Profitability and Play in Urban Satirical Pamphlets, 1575-1625’.


Ben Rogers is in the third year of his PhD on Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh. He is interested in the interaction between the Staurt Kingdoms and their national churches during the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. His main rearch interest focus on the impact of the Revolution of 1688-89 on the religious landscape in Scotland, and his thesis is entitled ‘Religious Comprehension and Toleration in Scotland, 1689-1712’.



Pamphleteering Culture is hosted jointly by the Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews, and is generously supported by the Society for Renaissance Studies and the Royal Historical Society.