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Online Series | 2021 Wallace Seminars on Collections and Collecting

From The Wallace Collection: 2021 Wallace Collection Seminars on the History of Collections and Collecting Online, The Wallace Collection, London, last Monday of the Month, 17.30 This seminar series was established in 2006 as part of the Wallace Collection’s...
From: Enfilade on 2 Feb 2021

Online Talk | Robert Darnton, Pirating and Publishing

This Wednesday, from the Boston Athenæum: Book Talk: Pirating and Publishing: The Book Trade in the Age of Enlightenment Robert Darnton in Conversation with John Buchtel 3 February 2021, 6:00pm (EST) In the late-18th century, a group of publishers...
From: Enfilade on 31 Jan 2021

Online Panel | Print Culture and Propaganda in the American Revolution

Christie’s presents this free online panel (via Zoom) in conjunction with its Americana week: Print Culture and Propaganda in the American Revolution: Selections from the Collection of Ambassador J. William Middendorf Tuesday, 19 January 2021, noon...
From: Enfilade on 17 Jan 2021

Online Lecture | John Whitehead, Japanese Lacquer on French Furniture

From the FHS announcement: John Whitehead, The Use of Japanese Lacquer on French 18th-Century Furniture Furniture History Society Online Lecture, Sunday, 17 January 2021, 19.00 (GMT) Japanese lacquer has been recognised in Europe as the best of all Asian...
From: Enfilade on 16 Jan 2021

Research Lunch | Rebecca Tropp on the Picturesque and Country Houses

This talk was slated for last March; it’s been rescheduled as an online event, sponsored by the Mellon Centre: Rebecca Tropp, Accommodating the Picturesque: The Country Houses of James Wyatt, John Nash, and Sir John Soane, 1793–1815 (Zoom)...
From: Enfilade on 9 Jan 2021

Xavier Salomon on Clodion’s Dance of Time

The Dance of Time, Three Nymphs Supporting a Clock, movement by Jean-Baptiste Lepaute, sculpture by Claude Michel Clodion, 1788, terracotta, gilt brass, and glass, H.: 41 inches (New York: The Frick Collection, bequest of Winthrop Kellogg Edey) Photo:...
From: Enfilade on 1 Jan 2021

Online Conference | Discovering Dalmatia VI

From the Exposition project website: Discovering Dalmatia VI — Watching, Waiting: Empty Spaces and the Representation of Isolation Online, 3–5 December 2020 This year, the annual Discovering Dalmatia conference will take place virtually,...
From: Enfilade on 1 Dec 2020

New Digital Publication | Art & the Country House

From the Mellon Centre: Martin Postle, ed., Art & the Country House, launched November 2020. Explore the collections of Castle Howard, Doddington Hall, Mells Manor, Mount Stuart, Petworth House, Raynham Hall, Trewithen and West Wycombe through...
From: Enfilade on 30 Nov 2020

Conference | Working Wood in the 18th Century

From Colonial Williamsburg: Back to Work: Functional Furniture for Home and Shop 23rd Annual Working Wood in the 18th Century Conference (Online), Williamsburg, Virginia, 14–17 January 2021 The 23rd annual Working Wood in the 18th Century conference...
From: Enfilade on 26 Nov 2020

Online Conference | Décoration intérieure et plaisir des sens, 1700–185

From the conference programme: Décoration intérieure et plaisir des sens, 1700–1850 Online Colloquium, 3-4 December 2020 Organisé par l’Université de Genève (Unité d’histoire de l’art)...
From: Enfilade on 13 Nov 2020

Today | HECAA Emerging Scholars Showcase

HECAA Emerging Scholars Showcase Online, Saturday, 7 November 2020, 2:00–3:30pm (EST) The first HECAA Emerging Scholars Showcase begins today at 2pm EST. Please join us via zoom to hear our first seven emerging scholars present their research. Each...
From: Enfilade on 7 Nov 2020

Online Conference | Hayley

From The Fitzwilliam: Hayley2020: A Fitzwilliam Museum Conference Online, 12–13 November 2020 George Romney, John Flaxman Modeling the Bust of William Hayley, 1795–96, oil on canvas, 89 × 57 inches (New Haven: Yale Center for British...
From: Enfilade on 6 Nov 2020

HECAA Emerging Scholars Showcase

George Lambert, Classical Landscape, 1745, oil on canvas, 41 × 46 inches (London: Tate) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ HECAA Emerging Scholars Showcase Online, Saturday, 7 November 2020, 2:00–3:30pm (EST) Please mark...
From: Enfilade on 2 Nov 2020

Public Lecture Course | Ceramics in Britain

The series, originally scheduled for the spring, will now take place online; from the Mellon Centre: Public Lecture Course, Ceramics in Britain, 1750 to Now Online, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, Thursdays, 5 November — 10...
From: Enfilade on 29 Oct 2020

The French Porcelain Society’s Online Symposium,

The programme includes some eighteenth-century offerings; from The French Porcelain Society: The French Porcelain Society’s Online Symposium Celebrating John Mallet’s 90th Birthday 7–8 November 2020 J. V. G. Mallet’s achievements...
From: Enfilade on 27 Oct 2020

Online Conference | Palaces in Eighteenth-Century Madrid

From the conference programme: Palaces for Rent: Real Estate in Madrid in the Eighteenth Century / Palacios en alquiler: Patrimonio inmobiliario en el Madrid del siglo XVIII Online, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid,...
From: Enfilade on 20 Oct 2020

Online Panel | Race and the Boundaries of the Book

I’m especially excited about the prerecorded videos (most 6–8 minutes); it’s an interesting way to maximize the potential of this RBS online session and also extend the value of the event well beyond the confines of the original session....
From: Enfilade on 17 Oct 2020

Online Conference | Ecologies of Paper

From The Huntington: Ecologies of Paper in the Early Modern World Online, 5-6 November 2020 Registration due by 30 October 2020 Presented by The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, Ecologies of Paper in the Early Modern World will explore...
From: Enfilade on 8 Oct 2020

Online Talks | Riesener at The Wallace

This fall at The Wallace Collection (the Riesener project has been underway since June 2012 as curators and conservators at The Wallace Collection have worked alongside colleagues from Waddesdon Manor and the Royal Collection to better understand these...
From: Enfilade on 6 Oct 2020

Pass Ye Remote: A Quest for Early Modern Entertainment Through Online Learning Resources

Welcome to Elizabethan England via the digital world! We’re lucky to have a range of exciting and innovative online resources at our disposal that make it possible to explore the entertainment and cultural activities of early modern England through...
From: Before Shakespeare on 16 Mar 2020

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.