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Beth Lord at the Aristotelian Society

Beth Lord (University of Aberdeen) is presenting a paper at the Aristotelian Society on “Disagreement in the Political Philosophy of Spinoza and Ranciere”, Monday 14 November, 5:30 PM at Senate House in London. Full details, and a draft of...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 7 Nov 2016

Spinoza Circle event – today

With apologies for late posting: We are pleased to have Adam Sutcliffe of King’s College London coming to give a paper entitled: Spinoza on the Left: Moses Hess, German Jewish Historical Thought, and Early Nineteenth-Century Radical Politics 3pm,...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 3 Nov 2016

Weekend course on Spinoza

Oxford University’s Department for Continuing Education is offering a short course on Spinoza in May 2017. The course is open to the public. It takes place in Oxford 13-14 May 2017, and features tuition from Susan James and Beth Lord. Full programme...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 27 Jul 2016

Book and event on Uriel da Costa

On Tuesday 26 July, at 5 pm, at the Warburg Institute, London, there will be the presentation of a new book on Uriel Da Costa, edited by Omero Proietti and Giovanni Licata. It is part of a series on the history of Spinozism, published...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 18 Jul 2016

Equal by Design: London screening June 15

A film about Spinoza, equality, and the UK housing crisis. London screening just announced. All welcome. Free but ticketed via link below. Equalities of Wellbeing in Philosophy and Architecture Please join us for a screening of Equal by Design, the...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 12 May 2016

Equal by Design: Scottish premiere

Equal by Design, a documentary film about Spinoza, equality, wellbeing, and housing. Tickets available now for the Scottish premiere on 28 May, 2016 at the University of Aberdeen. Information about a London screening is coming soon! Equalities of Wellbeing...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 3 May 2016

Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy VII

SCOTTISH SEMINAR IN EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY VII University of St. Andrews 5-6 May 2016 Keynote Speakers: Matthew Daniel Eddy (Durham) Sylvana Tomaselli (Cambridge)   PROGRAMME Thursday, 5 May 9.00-9.15     Welcome and Coffee....
From: Spinoza Research Network on 9 Mar 2016

Full Programme: Life and Death in Early Modern Philosophy

“Life and Death in Early Modern Philosophy” coming up in London in April. Registration is open and available at https://lifeanddeathinearlymodernphilosophy.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/registration-now-open/ Life and Death in Early Modern Philosophy...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 24 Feb 2016

SEP-FEP London 2016: Call for Papers

This is not a Spinoza conference as such, but Spinoza papers with a continental philosophy angle are usually welcome. Society for European Philosophy 2016 SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference Regent’s University London 25-27 August 2016 The Joint...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 24 Feb 2016

The Infinite in Early Modern Philosophy

King’s College London Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy: The Infinite in Early Modern Philosophy Saturday, March 12, 2016 Room 405, Philosophy Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS   Schedule: 10.00-11.30 –...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 23 Feb 2016

Workshop: Early Modern Laws of Nature: Secular and Divine

University of Oxford, 7 July 2016 Keynote SpeakersProf Eric Watkins (University of San Diego, US) Prof Sophie Roux (École Normale Supérieure, Paris) Call for papers This one-day workshop will examine the theological debates that influenced...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 16 Feb 2016

London Spinoza Circle – programme updated

The spring programme for the London Spinoza Circle has been updated. See the updated post here for details.
From: Spinoza Research Network on 8 Feb 2016

Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy (SSEMP) VII

5-6 May 2016 University of St. Andrews Key Note Speakers: Sylvana Tomaselli (Cambridge), Matthew Daniel Eddy (Durham) The SSEMP IV is the seventh edition of a yearly event that brings together established scholars, young researchers and advanced graduate...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 8 Jan 2016

London Spinoza Circle spring programme

Paul Hirst Room, Politics Department, Birkbeck College, 10 Gower Street, WC1E 7HX  All Sessions 3:30pm – 5.30pm (drinks after) 14 January     Clare Carlisle (King’s College London): Spinoza’s Religion 17 March       ...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 7 Jan 2016

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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:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s={search term or phrase}

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

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=london

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

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=Gunpowder%20Plot&exact=on

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.