The Early Modern Commons

Forms of Labour

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From the Labour Laws to Basic Income via the Black Death and COVID-19

25 March 2020

Jane Whittle Unprecedented episodes of disease, such as the current outbreak of COVID-19, are moments of fluidity when parts of existing societies are laid bare as not fit for purpose....

PhD studentship available! This blog explains more

30 January 2020

What’s available? A three year PhD studentship is available to undertake research on ‘Work, poverty and coercion: pauper apprenticeship in England 1563-1700’. The...

Welcome and Thank you

15 January 2020

Welcome to the ‘Forms of Labour’ project website and a big thank you to the European Research Council for awarding the funding necessary to do this research! It is such...