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Post Archives for October 2017

Converging Approaches to the Study of the Iberian Reconquista – Call for Papers

1 Oct 2017
The Woolf Institute, University of Cambridge, is looking for papers for the workshop, “Converging Approaches to the... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Exhibition | Théâtre du Pouvoir

1 Oct 2017
Press release (via Art Daily) for the exhibition now on view at the Petite Galerie of the Louvre: Power Plays / Théâtre... »
From: Enfilade

17C British Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born English artist, 1607-1677)

1 Oct 2017
Wenceslaus Hollar (Czech artist, 1607-1677)  'Ornatus Muliebris Anglicanus. The severall 'Habits of Englishwomen, from... »

18C Women Across the Globe

1 Oct 2017
1770s Bunka Fashion College in Japan.  Hamburg, Germany »

The Image of a Complete Community

1 Oct 2017
Association demands of its components only this, that they undertake a function which contributes to achieving its constitutive... »
From: Siris

Romantic Research Seminar Michaelmas Term 2017

1 Oct 2017
See below for details of this term’s seminar: »
From: RECSO

Slavery Advertisements Published October 1, 1767

1 Oct 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today. Daily updates also available on Twitter: @SlaveAdverts250.... »

Philadelphia Programs in October

1 Oct 2017
A couple of intriguing academic conferences are happening in Philadelphia this month. I’m sharing links to the programs... »
From: Boston 1775

Finding Shakespeare Blog Round-up: September 2017

1 Oct 2017
Take a look at the latest blog posts from the collections team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Sharing Shakespeare Souvenirs:... »

October 1

1 Oct 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Journal (October 1, 1767).“NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.... »

GRADUATE SEMINAR IN HISTORY 1680-1850 Michaelmas Term 2017

1 Oct 2017
The seminar will meet weekly, on Wednesdays at 5 p.m., in the Turl Yard Lecture Room, Lincoln College (ask at the college... »
From: RECSO

Little Flower

1 Oct 2017
Today is the memorial of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Doctor of the Church, also known as The Little Flower. She... »
From: Siris

Upcoming Books, Exhibitions, and Events for October 2017

1 Oct 2017
New Books New this month is a book I’ve been looking forward to for a while, Miranda Kaufmann’s Black Tudors:... »

Why Study History? (Updated for the Twenty-First Century)

1 Oct 2017
It seems that everyone has had a pop at this question at some point, so I’ll throw my tuppence worth in as well. There... »

British Museum Shot Pouch. Undated!

1 Oct 2017
 Museum number Am1991,09.4 Full: Front Rectangular flat pouch or bag, with strap, fingerwoven of wool.... »

Lady Manners and Mr Lawrence

2 Oct 2017
It's a pleasure to welcome LL Diamond, author of Particular Intentions, for a glimpse into the world of Sir Thomas Lawrence,... »

To make fine pippen Tarts

2 Oct 2017
Today it feels like fall on the east coast. The Philadelphia weather on Wednesday reminded me of September heat-waves in... »

Pirates!

2 Oct 2017
Sea fight with Barbary corsairs, c. 1581 Lorenzo Castro. In the early seventeenth century, shipping goods and travelers... »
From: Conciatore

Exhibition | Chaekgeori: Korean Painted Screens

2 Oct 2017
In terms of objects, it is a nineteenth-century exhibition, but this fascinating genre dates to the late eighteenth century.... »
From: Enfilade

Cleveland Acquires Wright’s Portrait of Charles Heathcote

2 Oct 2017
From the museum’s press release (27 September 2017). . . Joseph Wright of Derby, Portrait of Colonel Charles Heathcote,... »
From: Enfilade

Workshop | Diderot and 18th-Century Human Simulacra

2 Oct 2017
From H-ArtHist: Diderot and 18th-Century Human SimulacraFreie Universität Berlin, 5 October 2017 Registration due by... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | Messerschmidt’s Character Heads

2 Oct 2017
Now available from Routledge: Michael Yonan, Messerschmidt’s Character Heads: Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of... »
From: Enfilade

Fifteenth Warwick Symposium on Parish Research

2 Oct 2017
Last updated: 08:30, Mon 2 Oct 2017 by Beat Kumin Compare with previous version »

Anne Catharine Hoof Green (c 1720-1775), “Printer to the Province” of Maryland

2 Oct 2017
Anne Catharine Hoof Green (c. 1720-1775), “printer to the Province” of Maryland from 1767, until her death, was... »

“For ourselves, for our house, for this”

2 Oct 2017
The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and... »

This Licentious Republic: Maritime Skirmishes in Narragansett Bay 1763-1769

2 Oct 2017
As a British colony located on the Atlantic Ocean, Rhode Island’s wealth grew by utilizing the ocean’s vast resources.... »

Dumb and Dumbnation

2 Oct 2017
Last week, we went to see the new play Queen Anne at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket. This proved to be a surprise... »

Getting the Boot: The Magic of Shoes Workshop with Northampton Museum

2 Oct 2017
‘I started work at Northampton Museum in the 1950s, and it was about 1957, in conversation with John Thornton, then... »
From: Inner Lives

Pretenders 1972 review

2 Oct 2017
I was so pleased that this got DVD release. I was 12 when it first came out and it sparked off a lifetime interest in... »

Rusty Aldwinckle's Edgehill 2017 photos.

2 Oct 2017
Here. Impressive lens skills coupled with the enthusiasm of the participants combine to make some special photos. »

Newspapers, Sedition, and the Power of Public Opinion in Late-Colonial Venezuela

2 Oct 2017
This post is a part of a series entitled “(In)forming Revolution: Information Networks in the Age of Revolutions.”... »

The King’s Pearl Blog Tour Starts Today!

2 Oct 2017
I’ll be part of the tour in the second week, but here are all the places you can see the whole tour: Mon. 2nd Oct.... »

de Slag om Grolle

2 Oct 2017
Only a couple of weeks to what is being described as the largest 17thc event in the world. »

Slavery Advertisements Published October 2, 1767

2 Oct 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Events on Archeology in Minute Man Park

2 Oct 2017
October is Massachusetts’s Archaeology Month, and Minute Man National Historical Park is offering two programs... »
From: Boston 1775

Book now for What's Happening in Black British History? VII

2 Oct 2017
Keynote speaker David Olusoga Book now to attend "What's Happening in Black British History? VII"! #WHBBH7 is the seventh... »

Site internet : Early Modern Book Project

2 Oct 2017
The Early Modern Book Project vise à mettre en relation des jeunes chercheurs travaillant de près ou de loin... »

Conférence : « Inside a Parish Church: Art and Religion in 18th-Century Paris » (Paris, 24 octobre 2017)

2 Oct 2017
Conférence : « Inside a Parish Church: Art and Religion in 18th-Century Paris » Dans le cadre... »

Journée d’études : « Autour d’Hector Guimard » (Paris, 13 octobre 2017)

2 Oct 2017
Journée d’études : « Autour d’Hector Guimard », pour le 150e anniversaire... »

October

2 Oct 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-London Gazette (October 2, 1767).“WILLIAM... »

Attribution, agencies, and investigation

2 Oct 2017
We welcome a guest post from Leah Scragg, responding to this summer’s discussion of attribution on the blog (see here... »

Ralph Mitchard in the local paper

2 Oct 2017
This was an embarassing article, but I was trying to get recruits. »

Infant's First Smile

2 Oct 2017
I conjecture, therefore, that the moment in which intelligence awakens to activity is marked by the infant's first smile.By... »
From: Siris

“a fashionable Muff & Tippet”

2 Oct 2017
ELIZABETH WILLING POWEL kept up her correspondence with George Washington in 1798. She delivered to him a set of prints from... »

Where Angels Once Tread

3 Oct 2017
We were so fortunate to be the recipients of an invitation to visit the vacation home of (very) close Salem neighbors and... »

Reviews in the June 2017 AHR

3 Oct 2017
American Historical Review 122/3 (2017): Mercedes Camino reviews Allyson M. Poska, Gendered Crossings: Women and Migration... »

A recipe for a community — 5 Years On

3 Oct 2017
By Marieke Hendriksen  My first contribution to The Recipes Project appeared in June 2013: a post on mercurial drugs,... »

Exhibition | Canova, Hayez, and Cicognara: The Last Glory of Venice

3 Oct 2017
Francesco Hayez, Rinaldo and Armida, 1812–13, oil on canvas (Venice: Museo Nazionale Gallerie dell’Accademia)... »
From: Enfilade

Domestic Sphere at the top of the lake

3 Oct 2017
Earlier this month I gave a paper at the ‘Domestic Sphere in Europe, 16th to 19th Century’ conference at the... »
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