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Intoxicants and Early Modernity

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Intoxicants and Empire c.1600-1800: Space and Material Culture

17 April 2017

Eighteenth-century engraving of a hookah, or Indian bubble-pipe. Wellcome Library, London (CC BY 4.0). Seminar Room A, Research Department, V&A Friday 21 April-Saturday 22 April...

Project Event: Intoxicants and Politics Past and Present

8 September 2016

Wellcome Library, London (CC BY 4.0) and Wikimedia Commons. Palace of Westminster Monday 10 October 2016 One of our key research themes is intoxicants, politics, and governance....

Using Your Noggin: Identifying Intoxicating Objects

5 September 2016

Mug Shot: Getting hands-on with a surviving artefact from Chester. As the project nears its conclusion, and with data collection from manuscript sources now complete, we’re starting...

Project Workshop: Intoxication, Discourse, and Practice

28 July 2016

Wellcome Library, London (CC BY 4.0). Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield Friday 30 September – Saturday 1 October 2016 Organised by Professor Phil Withington and...