The Early Modern Commons

Dr Jennifer Evans

Recent Posts

Perceptions of Pregnancy Published

25 January 2017

I am very pleased to announce that the edited collection I put together with Ciara Meehan is now available. To celebrate we are offering the chance to win a copy of the collection....

Science Mixtape

27 October 2016

Recently I was lucky enough to be on Soho Radio’s Science Mixtape. If you want to hear some gross details about early modern medicine and some awesome tunes chosen by me, then...

15 in review

1 January 2016

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,200...

Fabulous Facial Hair History

1 December 2015

A foreign man with an extremely long bushy beard requesting a shave. Credit: Wellcome Library London On Saturday 28 November Alun Withey and I hosted Framing the Face: New Perspectives...