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Stranger Citizens: Migrant Influence and National Power in the Early American Republic

BOOK REVIEW: Stranger Citizens: Migrant Influence and National Power in the Early American Republic by John McNelis O’Keefe (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2021) The infamous decision... The post Stranger Citizens: Migrant Influence and National...

Immigration, Travel, and Social Mobility: TIDE and Middling Culture Case Studies

We are thrilled to host a blog written by members of the TIDE project. TIDE investigates “how mobility in the great age of travel and discovery shaped English perceptions of human identity based on cultural identification and difference.”...
From: Middling Culture on 11 May 2021

“Thrown into this Hospitable Land”: Saint-Dominguans in Virginia, 1796-187

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Frances Bell In October 1809, a Frenchman...
From: Age of Revolutions on 26 Jan 2021

A Cross-Channel Marriage in Limbo: Alexandre d’Arblay, Frances Burney, and the Risks of Revolutionary Migration

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Kelly Summers In late 1801, as the prospect...
From: Age of Revolutions on 25 Jan 2021

The Furniture of the Middling Sort

Many thanks to Chris Pickvance for this guest post on the furniture of the middling sort. You can hear Chris talk the team through a “middling” style chair in the video at the end of this post… You can also read more about furniture...
From: Middling Culture on 7 Jan 2020

Lucas de Heere’s Wives and Daughters

In the mid-1560s, artist and writer Lucas de Heere moved to London from Ghent in the Low Countries.  In his time in England, he produced works for leading figures at court while working with and teaching aspiring painters.  After having...
From: Middling Culture on 20 Jun 2019

Immigrant Servant Girls to Home Children: Following a thread in Canada West

Wendy Cameron In the 1850s and 1860s parties of assisted British emigrants arrived in Canada to work as servant girls. These young women paved the way for British child migrants now known as Home Children. Taken from situations of dire poverty by child...
From: Borealia on 15 Apr 2019

Immigration in 18th century America.

Immigration in 18th century America.1707: As a result of the Act of Union (the Scottish Parliament and the English Parliament united to form the Parliament of Great Britain), a large migration of Scottish to America began. They settled in colonial...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 26 Nov 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘On Belonging: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700’,

TIDE Conference, 26 - 28 July 2018London Campus, University of Liverpool, 33 Finsbury Square EC2A 1AGHow did early modern processes of global exchange influence English identity? How did the movement of peoples, objects, and ideas across the globe shape...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 26 Jul 2018

Geographies of Power on Land and Water: Space, People, and Borders

Today at The Junto, Rachel Herrmann introduces her AHRC Research Network, and discusses applying for funding as an immigrant in the UK
From: The Junto on 24 Apr 2018

‘Unending Absence’: Bringing Emotion into the Museum Experience

By Maria Tumarkin, The University of Melbourne Leaving Home exhibition. Source: Museum Victoria. Photo: Jon AugierI often wonder how other first-generation migrants feel about immigration museums in their second homes. And let’s call them ‘homes’...
From: Histories of Emotion on 20 Apr 2018

Book Raffle: Banks and Johnson, The French Revolution and Religion in Global Perspective

Banks, Bryan and Erica Johnson. The French Revolution and Religion in Global Perspective: Freedom and Faith. New York. Palgrave, 2017. In conjunction with Palgrave MacMillan, Bryan Banks, and Erica Johnson, Age of Revolutions is giving...
From: Age of Revolutions on 20 Dec 2017

Audiences, Immigration and Belonging in Elizabethan Theatres: Putting the archive into performance

Who visited the Elizabethan playhouses? What did it mean to have non-English characters being played on stage? What does dramatic engagement with issues of immigration, identity, and belonging tell us about sixteenth-century theatre? Earlier this month...
From: Before Shakespeare on 1 Dec 2017

Audiences, Immigration, and Belonging: Strangers in Finsbury

On the 19th November 2017, the TIDE project and Before Shakespeare are hosting a workshop exploring the diverse audiences of Elizabethan playhouses and their surrounding neighbourhoods, based at the University of Liverpool’s London campus, 33 Finsbury...
From: Before Shakespeare on 3 Nov 2017

Evil May Day, 1517: Prosecuting Anti-Immigrant Rioters in Tudor London

Guest post by Shannon McSheffrey; 30 April 2017.                                                         This week...
From: Legal History Miscellany on 30 Apr 2017

Moving Targets

To move is to invite suspicion. For the period I study — and perhaps especially in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries — perhaps no word captures the variety of phenomena that exposed marginal people to the scrutiny of...
From: memorious on 23 Feb 2017

On Not Calling Trump Apologists Racist

A few days ago I had a lengthy exchange (on FB, so you know I’m old) with a Trump apologist. It started when a friend of mine posted a story about a Canadian citizen — but, you guessed it, Muslim, and born in Morocco to boot — being...
From: memorious on 19 Feb 2017

Journée d’études : « Patrimoine, Immigration et Constructions Éphémères : Comment « mettre en musée » l’immigration ? (Paris, 28 janvier 2017)

Crédit photo : Exposition Repères au Musée de l’histoire de l’immigration à Paris, photo Andrea Delaplace En tant qu’institutions mémorielles, les musées jouent un grand rôle dans la construction...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Jan 2017

AoR Anniversary: Celebrating Our First Revolution Around the Sun

By Bryan Banks and Cindy Ermus Today is Age of Revolutions’s first birthday. Since beginning this project a year ago, we’ve published 69 posts. This marks our 70th. We’ve posted original research, directed attention to...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Nov 2016

Journée d’études « Heritage, Immigration and Temporary Fabrications » (Londres, 19 Novembre 2016)

Material Conjectures and Gary Woodley, Abandoned Temporary Crisis Facility (detail), 2016.   Material Conjectures (UK co-authored project) and Andrea Delaplace (PhD candidate in Museum Studies, Paris) have produced a research group, Heritage Immigration...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Nov 2016

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