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Post Archives for March 2018

Free online palaeography resources

1 Mar 2018
Brodie Waddell Palaeography – the art of reading old handwriting – is a very specialized skill that will not... »

New Book | The Country House Library

1 Mar 2018
From Yale UP: Mark Purcell, The Country House Library (New Haven: Yale University Press, in association with the National... »
From: Enfilade

An Early "Melting Pot"

1 Mar 2018
Quakers of Pennsylvania. 17C North of American Colonists from History of the United States, 1899 Most settlers who came... »

CFP: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Spinoza and Culture

1 Mar 2018
Manchester Metropolitan University 3 August 2018 Recent scholarship on Spinoza has produced a wealth of excellent material... »

Women on Trial: British Soldiers’ Wives Tried by Court Martial

1 Mar 2018
Wives of British soldiers were allowed to accompany their husbands overseas, much like spouses of military personnel often... »

Aquinas for Lent XIV

1 Mar 2018
Now one should consider further that the adversity of an impious man is graver than that of a just man, since when a just... »
From: Siris

The poison taker

1 Mar 2018
There is a long and often honourable history of self-experimentation in medicine.  Medical pioneers have often been... »

False Rumps!

1 Mar 2018
Fashions are continually changing but briefly, during the 1770s and early 1780s, women wore the most amazing items known... »

UK Inbound Attraction of the Year 2017

1 Mar 2018
Logo: Endorsement: UK Inbound Attraction of the Year 2017 Credit: UK Inbound »

March Blogroll: Book Series Edition

1 Mar 2018
¶ Dear readers: ¶ I’m lucky. I’ve never had too much trouble with “killing my darlings”... »

Panel on Environmental History and Early America in Boston, 6 Mar.

1 Mar 2018
In Tuesday, 6 March, the Massachusetts Historical Society will host a panel discussion on the topic “Common Spaces:... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published March 1, 1768

1 Mar 2018
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Remember the Episode of Cheers Where They Did Othello?

1 Mar 2018
"Homicidal Ham." By David Lloyd. Perf. Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George... »
From: Bardfilm

March 1

1 Mar 2018
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (March... »

Four Poem Drafts

1 Mar 2018
"Purgatory" is influenced by the end of Book VIII of the Iliad.I OughtI did not know you, yet I thoughtthe cosmos in your... »
From: Siris

Historic Places: King Charles Tower, Chester

1 Mar 2018
Steps up to the tower which at the time of visiting was lockedI'm trialling this new 'Historic Places' blog series, I just... »

March On

1 Mar 2018
The first of March: a notable historical day from my own geographical perspective, as it marks the anniversaries of both... »

Review of 'The Lost World Of British Communism', Raphael Samuel, Verso £19.99

1 Mar 2018
“I once defined Stalinism as bureaucratic centrism, and events brought a series of corroborations of the correctness... »

AGM Notice for Canterbury Based ANZAMEMS Members

1 Mar 2018
AGM Notice for Canterbury Based ANZAMEMS Members There is a  virtual room booking for ANZAMEMS members based at/around... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Historical Research in the 21st Century

1 Mar 2018
So let’s say you’ve become obsessed with GIS (geographical information systems). And let’s also posit that... »

Princess Elisabeth's Last Name

1 Mar 2018
I'm somewhat amused at this post at the APA Blog. I want to be sympathetic to the general point, but it's difficult to take... »
From: Siris

Appel à communication : Les échanges artistiques entre la France et l’Europe médiane au cours du XIXe siècle(Prague, 26-27 juin 2018)

2 Mar 2018
Quand tous les chemins menaient à Paris. Les échanges artistiques entre la France et l’Europe médiane... »

Appel à communication : Gustave Courbet and the Narratives of Modern Painting (Munich, 27-29 mars 2019)

2 Mar 2018
Gustave Courbet and the Narratives of Modern Painting Carl-Friedrich-von-Siemens-Stiftung, Munich, March 27 – 29, 2019... »

17C American Women: An Early "Melting Pot"

2 Mar 2018
17C American Women: An Early "Melting Pot": Quakers of Pennsylvania. 17C North of American Colonists from History of the... »

Bourse post-doctorale: History of Venice Biennale, Universita Ca’ Foscari Venezia

2 Mar 2018
History of Venice Biennale, Universita Ca’ Foscari Venezia Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia (Venice, Italy)... »

On ‘LIAS’, editions, and Elizabeth Elstob

2 Mar 2018
On a day when I should have been in Manchester presenting a paper on Bodleian Student Editions at a workshop organized by... »

The Faces of Depression-Era Hunger

2 Mar 2018
By Natasha O’Neill Migrant agricultural worker’s family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father... »

Women in Alchemy

2 Mar 2018
Antonio Neri, 1598-1600,MS Ferguson 67, f. 25r.It is certain that women have participated in the practice of alchemy since... »
From: Conciatore

New Acquisition | Am Not I A Man and a Brother

2 Mar 2018
Press release, via Art Daily (1 March 2018). . . Am Not I A Man and a Brother, ca. 1800 (Liverpool: International Slavery... »
From: Enfilade

Steam Power – the AI of its day!

2 Mar 2018
It strikes me that we are in a similar position, viewing the arrival of Artificial Intelligence and trying to guess what... »

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

2 Mar 2018
17C Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born mostly English artist, 1607-1677). We have few depictions of women in the 17C... »

18C Women in Business in Nantucket

2 Mar 2018
A Woman Shopkeeper of the 1790s, by an Unknown Artist.Descnbing the customs of eighteenth-century Nantucket, Hector St John... »

Mining Liberty: Daniel Roberdeau’s Quest for Lead on the Pennsylvania Frontier

2 Mar 2018
In the fall of 1777, the Continental Congress had reached one of its most desperate points of the American Revolution. In... »

Aquinas for Lent XV

2 Mar 2018
Many human beings are stirred to spiritual deeds for the sake of some temporal goods, but the disordered covetousness of... »
From: Siris

Lion vs Elisabeth

2 Mar 2018
Prince Charles Edward Stuart set sail from Nantes at the end of June 1745 on board the frigate Du Teillay. This ship met... »

Captured Flags! "Les Triomphes de Louis le Grand"

2 Mar 2018
On Gallica you can find a copy of the book that describes the various flags that were captured by the French during Louis... »

Appel à communication : « Le mou : Saisir la mollesse de la matière au motif dans les arts visuels à l’époque moderne » (Paris, 13 juin 2018)

2 Mar 2018
Appel à communication du GRHAM : « Le mou : Saisir la mollesse de la matière au motif dans les arts... »

Slavery Advertisements Published March 2, 1768

2 Mar 2018
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Journée d’étude : « Que faire de Louis Réau (1881-1961) ? » (Paris, DFK, 8 mars 2018)

2 Mar 2018
Journée d’étude : « Que faire de Louis Réau (1881-1961) ? » (Paris, DFK,... »

Remember the Episode of Sanford and Son Where They Did Othello?

2 Mar 2018
"Lamont as Othello." By Ilunga Adell. Perf. Red Foxx, Demond Wilson, Don Bexley, Maureen Arthur, Jack Manning, and Ann Driscoll.... »
From: Bardfilm

March

2 Mar 2018
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (March 2, 1768).“Any person... »

Washington’s “Early notice” to Ward

2 Mar 2018
On 2 Mar 1776, Gen. George Washington wrote a short note from Cambridge to his second-in-command, Gen. Artemas Ward:After... »
From: Boston 1775

WHM18: Westminster Coroners’ Inquests 1760-99

2 Mar 2018
For Women’s History Month 2018 I plan to make some visualisations of women’s/gender history datasets. I don’t... »

International Symposium on Early Modern Songscapes – Call for Papers

2 Mar 2018
International Symposium on Early Modern Songscapes Deadline April 15  Proposals are invited for a two-day international... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Some British Camp Followers on Trial

2 Mar 2018
An article I would like to recommend to your attention appears in The Journal of the American Revolution —WOMEN ON... »

Recording ballads 3

2 Mar 2018
I’ve spent a lot of time since the beginning of the year recording ballads for this website, to accompany my new book. ... »

Dr. Ralph’s 10 Things To Know About THE WAY OF THE WORLD

2 Mar 2018
When was the play first performed? 1700. Where was the play first performed? Lincoln Inn’s Fields Playhouse, a.k.a.... »
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