The Early Modern Commons

Dr Joanne Paul

Recent Posts

EU-topia: Erasmus, Europe and the Republic of Letters

28 January 2020

[*This article was originally written for the New College of the Humanities publication The Anchor in 2016. I have made some updates in what follows.]Sometime in the summer of 1516,...

Announcement: 'In the Shadow of the Block' with Michael Joseph

14 October 2017

I am thrilled to announce that I have signed with Michael Joseph, a Penguin imprint, to publish a book on on the extraordinary rise and fall of one of Tudor England’s most notorious...

All Hallows Eve 1516/2016

31 October 2016

On All Hallows Eve, 31 October, 1516, almost precisely 500 years ago today, Thomas More, as was his custom, woke at about 2am, in order to pray and write in silence. He lit a candle,...

Digital Tools #2 - ThingLink

3 October 2016

The University of Sussex has an amazing Learning Technologies team andwebsite, including anA-Z of helpful apps for teaching and research.I met with a member of the team the other day,Anne...