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Post Archives for July 2017

Appel à communication : CFP CAA 2018 : Provenance Research as a Method of Connoisseurship ? (Los Angeles, 21-24 février 2018)

3 Jul 2017
Provenance Research as a Method of Connoisseurship? CAA 106th Annual Conference, Los Angeles, February 21-24, 2018 Deadline:... »

Louis XIV's Army Osprey

3 Jul 2017
H By Rene Chartrand and illustrated by Francis Back. One of my favourite Ospreys in any period. I still remember the joy... »

It's a Revolutionary SALE!

3 Jul 2017
Ladies, it's that magical time of year when we put a bunch of stuff on sale.This year we've got quite a bit to go: Pemberley... »

How to Make Fireworks, 1633

3 Jul 2017
“Of the making of Rockets and other Fireworkes. For the making of Rockets of sundry kinds, divers molds are to be made,... »
From: Ask the Past

Reading Megan Comfort’s Doing Time Together as an Early Modernist.

3 Jul 2017
Sometimes I try to lift my head out of the archives and read around in the growing and really awesome new literature on prisons... »

Upcoming Books, Exhibitions, and Events for July 2017

4 Jul 2017
Books Elizabeth Norton’s The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History (US title) has been out for a while in the... »

17C American Women: 17C British Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-b...

4 Jul 2017
17C American Women: 17C British Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-b...: Wenceslaus Hollar (Czech artist, 1607-1677)  'Ornatus... »

“Wearing Images”: Special Issue of Espacio, Tiempo y Forma – Call For Papers

4 Jul 2017
We invite all members of the academic community to submit original manuscripts for the sixth issue of Espacio, Tiempo y Forma.... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Grief and Consolation – Call For Papers

4 Jul 2017
Grief and Consolation IAS/UWA Classics and Ancient History/CHE Symposium Institute of Advanced Studies, The University of... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Feigning in Hume's Treatise

4 Jul 2017
It's increasingly been recognized that the notion of 'feigning' something (which something is then a 'fiction') plays an... »
From: Siris

Hilary Mantel and Shakespeare: fiction versus fact

4 Jul 2017
Hilary Mantel This year’s Reith lecturer, the award-winning historical novelist Hilary Mantel, is in the middle of... »

New Book | Empire of the Senses

4 Jul 2017
Scheduled for publication this fall from Brill: Daniela Hacke and Paul Musselwhite, eds., Empire of the Senses: Sensory Practices... »
From: Enfilade

Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818), Mrs. John Adams, Disagrees with George Washington's Ownership of Slaves

4 Jul 2017
Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818), Mrs. John Adams, by Gilbert Stuart, ca. 1800-1815. National Gallery of Art, Washington,... »

Events: Collective action, popular politics and policing 1700-185

4 Jul 2017
A symposium entitled ‘Collective action, popular politics and policing in Ireland and Great Britain, 1700-1850’... »

RECSO Poster Session/2017-18 Launch Evening

4 Jul 2017
RECSO are looking for graduate students from all Faculties, working on any aspect of the long eighteenth-century, to produce... »
From: RECSO

My-Parish

4 Jul 2017
Last updated: 10:16, Tue 4 Jul 2017 by Beat Kumin Compare with previous version »

Martha Gunn – Brighton Celebrity

4 Jul 2017
We’re not quite sure that Martha’s claim to fame would work in today’s celebrity culture, for Martha, who... »

Slavery Advertisements Published July 4, 1767

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

The Declaration as Historiography

4 Jul 2017
Inspired by the Course of Human Events blog’s “Fresh Takes” project, I’ve been thinking about the... »
From: Boston 1775

Sir John Franklin`s Erebus & Terror Expedition - Lost & Found

4 Jul 2017
Available from our Online Shop, our newly published book all about Sir John Franklin's Erebus & Terror Expedition. »

July 4

4 Jul 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (July 4, 1767).“RAN away... »

French army of late 1660s and early 70s

4 Jul 2017
Been looking at this period again. Here's a good quote on the subject of uniformity in the French forces.Interesting description... »

Writing From Passion--A Guest Post by Christina Hoag

4 Jul 2017
"How do you write about a world you haven't lived in?"  This is the question posed by my guest author,  Christina... »

The amphibious infant

4 Jul 2017
It is June 1873, and some very odd tidings are published in the latest edition of the Medical Notes and Queries: A story of... »

A Photographic Facsimile from 1857

4 Jul 2017
The July Crocodile Mystery showed a “detail from a printed play” and asked what’s up with the strangely... »

Franco-Dutch War

4 Jul 2017
Forces of Louis XIV before Schenkenschanz, 1672 »

E-Book (Open Access):  Ferdinand Oppl, Heike Krause, and Christoph Sonnlechner, Wien als Festungsstadt im 16. Jahrhundert

4 Jul 2017
The open-access e-book by Ferdinand Oppl, Heike Krause, and Christoph Sonnlechner and entitled Wien als Festungsstadt... »

Stories and memories: Day 8 of the Recipes Project

4 Jul 2017
By Tallulah Maait Pepperell On Day 8 of the Recipes Project, we revisited some themes that had popped up on previous days... »

The Anthem of the Destinies

4 Jul 2017
Thy Will Be Doneby John Greenleaf WhittierWe see not, know not; all our way Is night, — with Thee alone is day From... »
From: Siris

An Evening with Jane Austen: New Dates Added

4 Jul 2017
I'm thrilled to announce four new performances of An Evening with Jane Austen starring Adrian Lukis and Caroline Langrishe!Click... »

A newsletter, finally!

4 Jul 2017
I’m about to send out a newsletter — my first in six months! I’ve been MIA here on this blog, as well,... »

More 1670s New France

4 Jul 2017
Pic from the French in Wisconsinhttp://frenchinwisconsin.com/#jp-carousel-83 »

17C American Women: 1634 The Ark and the Dove Bring Men & Women to Set...

5 Jul 2017
17C American Women: 1634 The Ark and the Dove Bring Men & Women to Set...: On June 20, 1632, King Charles I of England... »

New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture – Call For Papers

5 Jul 2017
New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture Henry Moore Institute, Leeds 16–17 March, 2018 Focusing on the materiality... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Queensland University of Technology: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Positions – Call For Applications

5 Jul 2017
The School of Communication at Queensland University of Technology is in a phase of expansion and renewal and seeks up to... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

The Communities and Margins of Early Modern Scotland – Call For Papers

5 Jul 2017
The Communities and Margins of Early Modern Scotland St. Mungo’s Museum, Glasgow 20-21 October, 2017 Our aim is to... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Olearius on Glass

5 Jul 2017
Adam Olearius In the autumn of 1633, a trade mission heavily laden with gifts headed east from northern Germany.... »
From: Conciatore

Recipes in the archives of the early Royal Society

5 Jul 2017
By Sietske Fransen ‘What is a recipe?’ was the simple opening question asked by the organizers of the virtual... »

Henri’s kitchen: 4. Boeuf Bourguignon

5 Jul 2017
Harry Hayfield, a resident of Ceredigion in Wales, has long had an interest in the stories of the Musketeers which are set... »

Recipes as Sources for Women’s Lives: Student Reflections on Food, Feminism, and Femininity

5 Jul 2017
By Rachel A. Snell In the summer of 2016, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Maine approached... »

Day 9: What is a Recipe?

5 Jul 2017
We hope you’re still enjoying this brilliant weather and are equally as excited for our last big event day of the virtual... »

New Book | Settecento romano: Reti del Classicismo arcadico

5 Jul 2017
From Viella and available from ArtBooks.com: Beatrice Alfonzetti, ed., Settecento romano: Reti del Classicismo arcadico (Rome:... »
From: Enfilade

A Visual History of Rome: The Rodolfo Lanciani Digital Archive

5 Jul 2017
Francis Towne, The Colosseum from the Palatino, 1740; watercolor, 53.4 × 37.5 cm (Rome: Istituto Nazionale di Archeologia... »
From: Enfilade

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

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

Raven after Boilly, Les Cinq Sens, Snuffbox c.1825

5 Jul 2017
This papier-mâché snuff box has been decorated with a copy of Louis-Leopold Boilly’s Les cinq sens [The... »

Journée d’étude : « « Dire presque la même chose ». L’histoire de l’art et ses traductions (XIXe-XXIe siècles) » (Bordeaux, 22 septembre 2017)

5 Jul 2017
Date et lieu de la journée d’étude : 22 septembre 2017, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, MSHA, Salle... »

Spinoza Colloquium Leipzig

5 Jul 2017
Spinoza Colloquium Leipzig, Friday, August 11th, 2017, 11 am to 8 pm Whoever happens to be in the area: At Leipzig University... »
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