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Tavárez, “How Spain Created New Consulados” in the HAHR, 2018

Fidel J. Tavárez, “Colonial Economic Improvement: How Spain Created New Consulados to Preserve and Develop Its American Empire, 1778-1795,” Hispanic American Historical Review 98/4 (2018).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 2 Mar 2021

Blanco Mourelle, “Pedro de Guevara’s Nueva y sutil invencion” in JSCS,

Noel Blanco Mourelle, “Reinventing the wheel: Pedro de Guevara’s Nueva y sutil invencion as pedagogical technology,” Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies 21/3 (2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 1 Mar 2021

Appel à communication : « Les Artothèques. Histoire(s) de Collections » (Paris, 28 septembre 2021)

Appel à communication / Journée d’étude organisée par l’HiCSA « Les Artothèques. Histoire(s) de Collections » 28 septembre 2021 Galerie Colbert, salle Vasari Les Artothèques. Histoire(s)...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Mar 2021

Appel à communication : « Artistes en exil politique en France (1945-1989) » (Paris, avril 2021)

De Yalta à la chute du mur, le partage du monde en ce l’on appelle alors des « zones d’influence », exacerbe, en plusieurs endroits et sur tous les continents, les tensions politiques et militaires. Dans les pays sous emprise...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 28 Feb 2021

Appel à communications : « L’arbre qui cache la forêt – Journées d’études Association Asie-Sorbonne » (Paris, 19-20 novembre 2021)

Appel à communications : « L’arbre qui cache la forêt – Journées d’études Association Asie-Sorbonne » (Paris, 19-20 novembre 2021) L’association Asie-Sorbonne organise deux journées...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Feb 2021

Ricciardi Prize, Master Drawings

Ricciardi Prize, Master Drawings Master Drawings is seeking submissions by scholars under the age of 40 for our Fourth Annual Ricciardi Prize! The winning submission will be awarded $5,000, with a publication date in 2022. This year’s deadline is...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Feb 2021

Appel à communications : Fakes in the Art Market (online, 21 Jun 21)

Fakes in the Art Market (online, 21 Jun 21) Online (University of Bologna), Jun 21, 2021 Deadline: Mar 31, 2021 <> Call for Proposals Fakes in the Art Market International (online) Workshop Alma Mater Studiorum –...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 Feb 2021

Colloque : Gustave Geffroy, critique d’art et acteur de la vie culturelle

Gustave Geffroy (1855-1926), proche collaborateur et ami de Georges Clemenceau, est une personnalité majeure du monde des arts et des lettres français entre 1880 et 1926, reconnu comme un incontournable critique d’art, critique littéraire...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 Feb 2021

Journée d’étude : « Lettres d’artiste. Pour une nouvelle histoire transnationale de l’art (XVIIIe-XIXe siècles) » (Ecole Française de Rome, en ligne, 2 mars 2021)

Lettere d’artista. Per una nuova storia transnazionale dell’arte (XVIII-XIX secolo) Storie dell’arte digitali: risorse e progetti Sesto incontro del programma Lettres d’artistes Online (École Française de Rome), 2...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 Feb 2021

February 25

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Just received advice from London of the fashions advanced for the court ladies this year.” Thomas Hartley made stays or corsets for “the LADIES” of New...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 25 Feb 2021

Journée d’études : « Les oublié·e·s de l’art » (en ligne, 25 février 2021)

Journée d’études : « Les oublié·e·s de l’art » (en ligne, 25 février 2021) Le Master 2 Histoire de l’Art du Département Arts, Lettres et Communication de l’Université...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Feb 2021

Mise en ligne des fonds documentaires liés à la France du Wildenstein Plattner Institute

The Wildenstein Plattner Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the WPI Digital Archives – a repository of over 50,000 digital resources documenting the work of French dealers, collectors, and artists from the 18th to the 20th centuries....
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Feb 2021

The Muslim historian who taught Renaissance Europe about Africa

For the first English translation of his most influential work, The Description of Africa, he is John Leo. His baptismal name was Joannes Leone de Medici, although he preferred its Arabic form, Yuhannah al-Asad. His birth name was al-Hasan Ibn Muhammad...
From: Mathew Lyons on 23 Feb 2021

Appel à publication : « Cultures publicitaires » (Revue Sociétés & Représentations, Éditions de la Sorbonne)

« Cultures publicitaires » Revue Sociétés & Représentations (Éditions de la Sorbonne) Située au croisement de nombreux champs d’études (études visuelles, histoire et géographie...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Feb 2021

The World in the Book: 1300-18

The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library is offering an undergraduate seminar on The World in the Book: 1300-1800 in Fall 2021. Northern Illinois University undergraduate students interested in medieval, renaissance, and early modern...

“Perpetual Memorial” from the Paul Revere House, 5 Mar.

Last March we commemorated the Sestercentennial of the Boston Massacre. There was a big gathering at the Old South Meeting-House with remembrances of each victim. There were book talks and signings. There were many reenactment scenarios around the center...
From: Boston 1775 on 23 Feb 2021

Consuming History—Or Are We?

By Marie Pellissier  I’ve always been fascinated by the appeal of food in living history museums—the sound and aromas of someone cooking over an iron stove or open hearth never fails to draw visitors’ attention. Since I moved to...
From: The Recipes Project on 23 Feb 2021

The Tailor-King and the Anabaptists of Munster

The spire of the church of St Lambert in Münster has three unusual adornments: cages. They were first hung on 22 January 1536 to hold the mutilated bodies of Jan Bockelson, Bernard Krechting and Bernhard Knipperdolling, surviving leaders of the Anabaptist...
From: Mathew Lyons on 22 Feb 2021

“Leslie’s Retreat” Commemorations, 21 Feb.

On 21 Feb 1775, Dr. Benjamin Church secretly told Gen. Thomas Gage that “Twelve pieces of Brass Cannon mounted, are at Salem, & lodged near the North River, on the back of the Town.” Gage was hunting for the brass cannon of the Boston...
From: Boston 1775 on 20 Feb 2021

Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:{search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.