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Post Archives for February 2016

Wellcome Trust Research Bursaries

28 Feb 2016
An excellent opportunity to do research in a rich Edinburgh archive. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)... »

February Blogroll: Post Job Search Edition

28 Feb 2016
Dear readers, There haven’t been a great deal of reviews up on the blog to start the year; apologies! Between working... »

Sunday Short Takes

28 Feb 2016
The Sunday Short Takes have accidentally become a monthly thing of late, but that’s just the way it has worked out... »

nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference: Change, Commemoration and Community, 1916–2016 – Call For Papers

29 Feb 2016
Change, Commemoration and Community, 1916–2016 22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference Flinders University of South... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Michael Moore’s timely Where Shall We Invade Next?

29 Feb 2016
Michael Moore sets out on his quest Preface: Jeb Bush tweeted: [this is] America Donald Trump: he will cut billions in... »

Antonio Neri's Birthday

29 Feb 2016
Relief portrait of Antonio Neri, artist unknown, La Specola Museum, Florence. Glassmaker Antonio Neri was born in Florence,... »
From: Conciatore

PLEASE SIGN: Fair and sensible firearms legislation for muzzle-loader users.

29 Feb 2016
Please sign my petition. Keith. https://www.change.org/p/members-of-the-legislative-assembly-of-new-south-wales-fair-and-sensible-firearms-legislation-for-muzzle-loader-users?recruiter=29128190&utm_source=share_for_starters&utm_medium=copyLink... »

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29 Feb 2016
Concluding the month of February’s posts on the Washingtons is a letter by Nelly Custis, granddaughter to Martha and... »

Students, PhDs, historians and jobs, 1994-95 to 2014-15

29 Feb 2016
Brodie Waddell In September, I posted some data on the state of the field in academic history. It wasn’t an especially... »

Power & Persecution in the Middle East

29 Feb 2016
On Saturday, February 27, I attended most of an event hosted at St. George's Orthodox Christian Cathedral here in Wichita focused... »

When Progressives Are Backward

29 Feb 2016
Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, reviews two books in The Wall Street... »

Fox Morcillo: De naturae philosophia (1628)

29 Feb 2016
Sebastianus Foxius Morsilius (aka Sebastiano Fox Morzillo aka Sebastian Fox Morcillo) : De Naturae Philosophia, Seu De Platonis... »

An intestinal… mouse?

29 Feb 2016
As regular readers of this blog may be aware, early medical journals often carried tales of unlikely creatures found living... »

Écrire avec Voltaire?

29 Feb 2016
Le 4 février 2016, s’est tenu, dans l’amphithéâtre Guizot à la Sorbonne, un débat... »

Sarah Chapone: ‘the ‘championess’ and a student’s work in EMLO

29 Feb 2016
‘Pamela teaching her children’ (see volume four of Samuel Richardson’s ‘Pamela’), by Joseph... »

The Plumbers’ Company and the Plantation – a bottomless money pit

29 Feb 2016
The Great Parchment Book records the landholdings in the Proportions allocated to the twelve Great Companies, but each of... »

The Real Gentlemen Captains, Redux, Part I

29 Feb 2016
In the lead-up to my appearance on 13 March at Weymouth Leviathan, Britain’s first maritime literary festival, I thought... »

Introducing “Social Identity In Early Modern Print: Shakespeare, Drama (1514-1662) and EEBO-TCP Phase I”

29 Feb 2016
Today I am enormously pleased to introduce my PhD thesis, entitled “Social Identity In Early Modern Print: Shakespeare,... »

Lent XVII

29 Feb 2016
The Christian finds in human work a small part of the Cross of Christ and accepts it in the same spirit of redemption in... »
From: Siris

Canadian Fugitive Slave Advertisements: An Untapped Archive of Resistance

29 Feb 2016
Charmaine A. Nelson “A NEGRO WENCH, named Cloe, about thirty years old, pretty stout made, but not tall; speaks English... »
From: Borealia

Appel à communication : Atelier de recherche « Klee / Benjamin » (Paris, 17 mai 2016)

29 Feb 2016
Au mois de mai 1921, Walter Benjamin fait l’acquisition de l’Angelus novus (1920, 32) de Paul Klee dans une galerie... »

Searching for ‘R’: A Collaborative Identification

29 Feb 2016
One of the questions we are often asked about the Lady’s Magazine (1770-1832) is regarding the identities of the magazine’s... »

Appel à communication : « Art et psychiatrie » (Zurich, 31 octobre-1er novembre 2016)

29 Feb 2016
Depuis longtemps, les créations de personnes atteintes de troubles psychiques suscitent aussi bien l’intérêt... »

Commemorating the Fifth of March, 5 Mar.

29 Feb 2016
This is the time of year I start posting so much about a Massacre that it’s a wonder the F.B.I. isn’t trying... »
From: Boston 1775

‘The Wages of Sin is a Month in the Locke’: Irish Modernism and the Politics of Venereal Disease

29 Feb 2016
The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders,... »

Othello (Shakespeare Theatre Company) @ Sidney Harman Hall, Washington DC

29 Feb 2016
Much has been made of the casting of an actor of Pakistani descent, Faran Tahir, as a Muslim Othello in Shakespeare Theatre... »

The Legal Origins of the French Revolution: The Case of Jean-Baptiste Treilhard

29 Feb 2016
By Zachary M. Stoltzfus In the decades leading up to 1789, debates by lawyers (avocats) over seigneurial rights began... »

Journée d’étude : « Sur le vif » — photographie et dessin en anthropologie (1900-1950) (Paris, 8 avril 2016)

29 Feb 2016
Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à la journée d’étude « Sur le vif : méthodes... »

Wearing History "Smooth Sailing" Blouse Review

29 Feb 2016
Wearing History "Smooth Sailing" blouse made from the excellent printed pattern, worn with the ready-to-wear "Smooth Sailing"... »

The Poetics of Trump Insult Tweets

29 Feb 2016
Josh Marshall notes that there are certain patterns in Donald Trump's insults on Twitter:The metrical pattern is deceptively... »
From: Siris

Winter warfare - Great Northern War Style

29 Feb 2016
On 21 March 1710, the corps f.m. apraksina came out from the island of Kotlin island and the ice has moved to the north... »

Breaking Shakespeare

29 Feb 2016
In my line of book history work, I have spent a significant amount of time thinking and writing about Shakespeare folios,... »
From: anchora

By Any Other Name... The thinking behind pseudonyms by author Sharon Pisacreta

29 Feb 2016
There is a long tradition of authors using pseudonyms or writing under Anonymous, and I'm always curious about what... »

Conference: European Architectural History Network Fourth International Meeting

29 Feb 2016
Information on the European Architectural History Network Fourth International Meeting (2-4 Jun, Dublin, Ireland) is... »

Upcoming Books and Events for March 2016

29 Feb 2016
Even with an extra day in February this year, it seemed to fly by! Books One book that I missed in last month’s round-up... »

New Norcia (WA) Seminar Reading Weekend on Hildegard of Bingen

1 Mar 2016
St Hildegard of Bingen: Doctor of the Church This extraordinary woman was not only a renowned abbess in her own time she... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Hen Pearce: A Pugilistic Hercules

1 Mar 2016
I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Lucienne Boyce to the salon in the company of Hen Pearce, pugilist extraordinaire.... »

Bulletin for Spanish & Portuguese Historical Studies 2015

1 Mar 2016
The Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies 40/1 (2015): The Tragedy of Alcazarquivir: The Collapse of Kingship,... »

Urban Visual Culture(s): Productions and Perceptions of the Visual in Late Medieval and Early Modern Cities

1 Mar 2016
Urban Visual Culture(s): Productions and Perceptions of the Visual in Late Medieval and Early Modern Cities University of... »
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