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Appel à communication : coldWARchitectures (Stuttgart, 29-30 octobre 2020)

coldWARchitectures International Symposium, University of Stuttgart, October 29-30, 2020 Deadline: Apr 30, 2020 Shortly after WW II George Orwell criticized the complete change of world order after the atomic destruction of Hiroshima and spoke of a cold...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 31 Mar 2020

3 allocations de thèse : Venise, Ca’Foscari, Architectural Culture of the Early Modern Eastern Adriatic

3 PhD fellowships, ERC project AdriArchCult, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Venice, Italy, September 01, 2020 Application deadline: Apr 21, 2020 The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage ERC-2019-CoG...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 31 Mar 2020

New Salem

So now I am on my “spring break” with the reality of no return to my classrooms: everything is converted to digital/remote in this new corona community. This is ominous for me; I prefer to teach in person. I can rise to the occasion—I...
From: streets of salem on 17 Mar 2020

Natural Light in Medieval Churches between Byzantium and the West (Berlin, 11-12 Juin 2020)

Natural Light in Medieval Churches (Berlin, 11-12 Jun 20) Freie Universität Berlin, June 11 – 12, 2020 Deadline: Mar 20, 2020 Licht aus dem Osten? Natural Light in Medieval Churches Between Byzantium and the West Organizers: Alice Isabella...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Mar 2020

Appel à contributions : Piranesi@300 (Rome, 27-30 janvier 2021)

Piranesi @300 Colloque international Rome 27-30 janvier 2021 Centro Studi Cultura e Immagine di Roma/Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Istituto Centrale per la Grafica The British School at Rome Académie de France à Rome – Villa Médicis...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 28 Feb 2020

February in Newport

Another beautiful weekend, and I drove down south again: this time to Newport, Rhode Island. Newport is not really a likely February destination but why not when it is 50 degrees, clear and sunny? I had an academic rationale for my trip, but I spent most...
From: streets of salem on 25 Feb 2020

North Easton LOVE

In southeastern Massachusetts there exists a village that is both the ideal of a “company town” and a model for historic preservation and adaptive reuse of industrial structures: North Easton, shaped in so many ways by the prosperous Ames...
From: streets of salem on 18 Feb 2020

Appel à communications : New cities in the Mediterranean (Florence, 2-3 Juillet 2020)

New cities in the Mediterranean of the 19th and 20th centuries (Florence, 2-3 Jul 20) The experience of « new cities » and new settlements occupies a prominent place in urban history between the 19th and 20th centuries. Work undertaken...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Feb 2020

Camouflage or Color Pop?

We drove up to Portsmouth to have lunch with my parents and afterwards took a long walk around the old town, as the restaurant I chose was definitely in the new! Portsmouth is experiencing a building boom like Salem, but better. We walked past Market...
From: streets of salem on 4 Feb 2020

The End of Mill Hill?

Place names are a topic I have not explored much on this blog, which is odd, as they represent a major entry into the local past. There’s a great article in the old Essex Institute Historical Collections (Volume 31, 1894-95; it was also printed...
From: streets of salem on 28 Jan 2020

Séminaire : « Comprendre Notre-Dame de Paris. De la cathédrale au monument » – Notre-Dame de Paris, monument de la littérature et des arts – INHA – 23 janvier

Séance du séminaire  » Comprendre Notre-Dame de Paris. De la cathédrale au monument «  En 2019 et 2020, l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art et l’Institut national du patrimoine s’associent...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Jan 2020

Colloque – Vernacular ways : Les manières de faire vernaculaires – INHA & Paris Diderot – 22, 23 & 24 janvier

Colloque en hommage à François Brunet (1960-2018) Le vernaculaire contemporain semble constituer un domaine culturel à part entière, regroupant des manières de faire linguistiques, architecturales, paysagères,...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Jan 2020

Furnishing the tower house: nobles, lairds, merchants & craftsmen

This post is about the furnishings of tower houses, and the documentary record. The first thing to note is that Scottish furnishings from the sixteenth- and seventeenth centuries are very rare. This may be contrasted with the apparent survival of quantities...
From: Objects and the archive on 15 Jan 2020

Dumbarton Castle: Women at Work

In March 2019 I looked at the history of Dumbarton Castle from 1500 to 1700 for Historic Environment Scotland, highlighting events and people. It was interesting to read of one of the keepers in 1620, Sir John Stewart of Methven who built a castle on...
From: Objects and the archive on 15 Jan 2020

Salem Picturesque

I don’t think the word “picturesque” could be applied to the city of Salem in 2020: certainly some residential neighborhoods, but the major arteries of the city, which both access and divide said neighborhoods, are increasingly lined...
From: streets of salem on 14 Jan 2020

Appel à communications : « Histoire de l’histoire de l’Architecture : La genèse d’une discipline scientifique dans une dialectique entre projets nationaux, exigences européennes et perspectives de globalisation » (Rome, 12-13 mai 2020)

Appel à communications : « Histoire de l’histoire de l’Architecture : La genèse d’une discipline scientifique dans une dialectique entre projets nationaux, exigences européennes et perspectives de globalisation...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Jan 2020

America’s First Vampire Investigators

The Connecticut Courant article I quoted yesterday named three men in addition to Isaac Johnson, the paterfamilias so distraught by tuberculosis in his family that he had two of his children’s bodies dug up in 1784. One was the man who wrote the...
From: Boston 1775 on 9 Jan 2020

A Portfolio of Prints

This is kind of a housekeeping post: the blog has gotten so big (over 9 years!) that I have lost track of what’s in it, so I’m going to gather together a few portfolios of images for ready reference. Today: some of my favorite Salem prints....
From: streets of salem on 5 Jan 2020

Kinneil House: The Power of Women

This blog is about the early wall paintings at Kinneil House, West Lothian, Scotland, based on a talk given to the Friends of Kinneil, partly about how they were restored, and came to look as they do today, and about what they may have meant in the sixteenth...
From: Objects and the archive on 4 Jan 2020

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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.

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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.