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Online Exhibition: Mapping Cork: trade, culture and politics in medieval and early modern Ireland

This week (beginning 18 May) The River-side will post a series of blog posts comprising a student-created online exhibition Mapping Cork: Trade, culture and politics in medieval and early modern Ireland. This online exhibition is curated and overseen...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 25 May 2020

WFH 2: Tradesmen and Tools for Working from Home, Chapter 1

For this second instalment of ‘Working from Home’ in early modern England, I’m going to take a look at some of the tools and materials urban individuals used as part of their trade in two posts. The first looks at the wider uses of tools...
From: Middling Culture on 21 Apr 2020

Publication: “The Alliance of Pirates: Ireland and Atlantic piracy in the early seventeenth century” by Connie Kelleher

Publication: The Alliance of Pirates: Ireland and Atlantic piracy in the early seventeenth century by Connie Kelleher In the early part of the seventeenth-century, along the southwest coast of Ireland, piracy was a way of life. Following the outlawing...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 8 Apr 2020

The Covenanters and Their Graves Part 3 #History #Scotland

Where did the inscriptions on the Covenanter gravestones of the Killing Times come from? What source of information did they use? To answer those questions has, as ever, required quite a bit of research … So here is a table containing way more...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 17 Mar 2020

Exhibition: Readers & Reputations: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-17

The exhibition “Readers & Reputations: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700” will be held in the foyer of the Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway. The exhibition runs from 16th January to 2nd...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 20 Dec 2019

Study day: ‘NETWORKS’ Ormond Courtiers and Kilkenny Merchants in the 16th Century – October 2019

[From eventbrite website] This October, Kilkenny Castle will host a Study Day that seeks to highlight information concerning the extensive network of connections that the earls of Ormond had with their counterparts at the English Court and further afield...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 2 Oct 2019

Irish Renaissance Seminar – Marsh’s Library and UCD

“Early Modern Science and its Boundaries” The 22nd meeting of the Irish Renaissance Seminar will be held in Marsh’s Library, St Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8, and hosted by UCD English on Saturday 12th October 2019. Schedule 1.30pm...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 2 Sep 2019

Funded PhD Studentship on the MACMORRIS Project – IRC and Maynooth University

[Info copied from EURAXESS Ireland – see website for details. Project outline The MACMORRIS project (Mapping Actors and Communities: A Model of Research in Renaissance Ireland in the 16th and 17th Centuries) is a four-year digital-humanities project...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 16 Aug 2019

In search of the middle…

…it is now requisite (and, God, in justice, will so have it) that the stout, faithful, and prudent Citizens, and the men of middling Fortunes, who were heretofore scorned and oppressed, should be called into Office and employment…’George...
From: Middling Culture on 20 Jun 2019

Articles & Reviews in the JEMH March 2019

The Journal of Early Modern History 23/1 (2019): Joaquim Alves Gaspar and Henrique Leitão, “Early Modern Nautical Charts and Maps: Working through Different Cartographic Paradigms.” Pedro Luengo, “Transcultural Fights: Fortification...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 17 May 2019

Article & Reviews in the JEMH 22/6

The Journal of Early Modern History 22/6 (2018): Fabrizio D’Avenia, “From Spain to Sicily after the Expulsion: Conversos between Economic Networks and the Aristocratic Elite.” Jessica Fowler reviews Judging Faith, Punishing Sin:...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 13 Feb 2019

Articles & Reviews in the JEMH 22/5 2018

The Journal of Early Modern History 22/5 (2018): Ângela Barreto Xavier, “The Casa da Índia and the Emergence of a Science of Administration in the Portuguese Empire.” Fabien Montcher, “The Portable Archives of the Westphalian...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 14 Nov 2018

Irish Renaissance Seminar at Maynooth University

The 20th Meeting of the Irish Renaissance Seminar will be hosted at Maynooth University, Department of English, on Saturday 10th November 2018, in the Iontas Building. The theme is “Earth Songs: Eco-Criticism and Early Modern Studies” Schedule...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 8 Nov 2018

Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America–A Review

Gregory Kennedy Allan Greer, Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America (Cambridge University Press, 2018). This ambitious book considers “the ways in which Europeans and their Euro-American descendants remade...
From: Borealia on 22 Oct 2018

The British Army of the Killing Times in the Winter of 1685 #History #Scotland

  On 10 December, 1685, General William Drummond wrote a memorial of the winter quarters appointed for the King’s Scottish Army, aka., the British Army, until further orders. The modern regiments descended from these regiments are @scots_guards,...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 23 Sep 2018

Hope and Despair in the Meghalayan Age

Gregory Kennedy Note: This is the fourth in a series on environmental history and early modern history cross-posted with  NiCHE, the Network in Canadian History & Environment. Life as an academic often feels like constant movement...
From: Borealia on 4 Sep 2018

Orlandi, “Dolls as Ambassadors in 16th Century Spain” & a Review in JEMH 22/4 (2018)

The Journal of Early Modern History 22/4 (2018): Angela Orlandi, “Playing with Luxury: Dolls as Ambassadors for the Florentine Business Community in Sixteenth-Century Spain?” James B. Tueller reviews Patrick J. O’Banion, ed., This Happened...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 23 Aug 2018

Writing Lives 1500-1700 – conference, UCD 6-8th September 2018

#writinglivesUCD Thursday 6th September 2018, Humanities Institute, UCD 9-9.30               Registration and coffee 9.30-11            ...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 20 Aug 2018

Translating Cultures in Early Modern Europe – What’s Next?

Myriam-Isabelle Ducroq (Paris), Thomas Munck (Glasgow) and Gaby Mahlberg (Berlin) (from left). Sometimes a workshop is only a workshop, and sometimes it is the beginning of a whole new project. With the recent Translating Cultures event held at the Herzog...
From: The History Woman's Blog on 4 Aug 2018

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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.