The Early Modern Commons

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Beach / Museum

27 September 2017

Edge of the Old World? San Sebastian, La Gomera Summer is over and in Somerville Senior Common Room, academics are swapping tales of holidays. Many colleagues have holidayed in cultural-historic...

Back in the News...

28 July 2017

          The 15th century courtyard of the Jagiellonian University, Krakow:still debating Jagiellonians...   In this, the 4th year of the ERC-Oxford...

A Birthday Party...

29 March 2017

     On a wonderfully sunny afternoon in March, there was a party in Corpus Christi College to celebrate the 10th birthday of the European Research Council(ERC). In case...

Arriving at Somerville: Ten Years On

4 January 2017

            Somerville: you can walk on the grass, but please don't drive across the quad.           Yesterday marked ten years...