The Early Modern Commons

Bex Unsworth

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Subverting Sartorial Norms

29 March 2017

Earlier this month I travelled to Paris for a few days for a conference on Nomadic Objects in the early modern world. The last time I was in Paris for an academic event, a year ago,...

‘Uncharted 4’ and the Value of Objects

9 March 2017

Recently I played my first ever Playstation game: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. The hype about this game is well deserved – it’s amazing, and really enjoyable to play....

Art / Fashion / Fabrics / Florence

19 December 2016

Tra Arte e Moda at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo Having begun this calendar year with a week-long trip to Florence to attend a training seminar on early modern Italian archives run...

Lasting Thoughts on ‘First Impressions’

21 November 2016

Studying fashion and dress in early modern Europe, it becomes clear just how much appearances mattered in this period. People took stock of what others were wearing, and they used that...