AHRC-funded research network on Community Libraries, which aims to establish a dynamic, multi- and interdisciplinary research forum to investigate the cultural history of libraries at the dawn of the modern age.
In the two centuries before the passage of the Public Libraries Act in the UK in 1850, libraries proliferated across the UK, Europe and North America on a bewildering variety of organizational models.
20 October 2019
Reprinted from University of Liverpool News University of Liverpool academics secured an £800K AHRC grant to create an open access, digital reconstruction of Enlightenment...
12 July 2019
The Department of History at the University of Liverpool invites applications for two full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associate posts for 3 years to work with Professor Mark Towsey...
21 December 2014
We are delighted to announce the full programme for our final colloquium taking place in London on 22-24 January 2015.
18 December 2014
Mark, Kyle and I are looking forward to welcoming you to the third and final meeting of the AHRC-funded Community Libraries Network, taking place 22-24 January 2015 in London. Here...