The Early Modern Commons

Somerville Historian

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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...

Academia and the End of Polite Neutrality?

30 November 2016

The Scholar in their Study...St. Jerome, Antonello da Massina, National Gallery.    It transpires, then, that you can spend quite a lot of time teaching and writing about...