The Early Modern Commons


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Alex Shepard, ‘Childcare, family and economy in early modern Britain’

20 November 2017

In November Alex Shepard, Professor of Gender History at the University of Glasgow, came to Sheffield to share her thoughts on her new project, on childcare, family and economy in early...

Andy Kesson and Before Shakespeare

13 October 2017

Sheffield postgraduate Cat Evans reports on the lecture, ‘Peculiar Houses: Building public theatres in Elizabethan London’ given by Dr Andy Kesson (University of Roehampton,...

Cavendishes, Castles and Special Collections: IPA67

31 July 2017

New opportunity for postgraduates studying the region’s early modern past More information is now available about the new MA module in Interdisciplinary Early Modern Studies...

Chaos in the Commonplace Book

29 June 2017

Alison Horgan unravelled the complexities of commonplace book structures in her talk for Book History @ Sheffield. Intriguing spaces where chaos is both allowed free rein and corralled...