The Early Modern Commons

Bex Unsworth

Recent Posts

The Furlough Playlist

4 September 2020

Having found myself on furlough since the start of April, I have found myself getting back into computer games and exploring a number of new titles over the last few months. Many of...

Changes in Consumption: Fast x Slow Fashion

17 April 2020

Timeline of changes in shopping in Leeds in Fast x Slow Fashion A few weeks ago, before the lockdown began, I attended a day-long conference at Leeds City Museum on ‘Fast x Slow...

Padding Galore

2 April 2020

Hilary Davidson has argued that there has been an ‘embodied turn’ in history scholarship over the last few years, as historians have increasingly incorporated ‘embodied,...

Fifty Years of Textile History: Reflections on the Field

3 December 2018

A couple of weeks ago the Pasold Research Fund held its annual conference. This year’s event marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Pasold’s journal, Textile History, and...