The Early Modern Commons

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Domestic Sphere at the top of the lake

3 October 2017

Earlier this month I gave a paper at the ‘Domestic Sphere in Europe, 16th to 19th Century’ conference at the Schloss Schadau in Thun, Switzerland. The conference was run...

A Day at Home in Early Modern England: exclusive taster!

12 September 2017

We’re delighted to announce that our co-authored book, A Day at Home in Early Modern England: material culture and domestic life 1500-1700 will be published by Yale University...

Daily Lives and Daily Routines

5 September 2017

Looking forward to the European Social Science History Conference that will take place from 4 – 7 April 2018 in Belfast. We’re speaking in a session organized by Gudrun...

After Iconophobia

24 March 2017

I may have been silent on this forum for a while but I have been blogging with my Reformation/visual arts hat on: After Iconophobia: an online symposium … hosted by the wonderful...