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Exhibition | British Art: Ancient Landscapes

30 March 2017
Opening next month at The Salisbury Museum: British Art: Ancient Landscapes The Salisbury Museum, 8 April — 3 September... »
From: Enfilade

Tales from the Archives: Smelling ‘Violet’ in Renaissance Works

30 March 2017
In September 2016, The Recipes Project celebrated its fourth birthday. We now have over 500 posts in our archives and over... »

Policing the Margins: 3rd Annual CMRS Symposium – Registration Now Open

30 March 2017
Policing the Margins: 3rd Annual CMRS Symposium Monash Club March 24, 2017 The 3rd annual symposium of the Monash Centre... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

University of Queensland: The Rae and George Hammer Memorial Research Visiting Fellowship – Call For Applications

30 March 2017
University of Queensland: The Rae and George Hammer Memorial Research Visiting Fellowship This fellowship encourages scholars... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Kings of Georgian Britain

30 March 2017
Kings of Georgian Britain is released today in the UK and as you can probably guess, I'm absolutely thrilled!My endless... »

Two Poem Drafts

29 March 2017
NeoplatonismI saw the beauty of your face,an emblem born of higher grace;I heard the beauty of your song.For harmony my heart... »
From: Siris

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... »
From: Bex Unsworth

Picture of the Week #437

29 March 2017
Stained glass window at Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo May 2015. From the information sign: This stained glass... »

Fellowship: Columbia University Weinberg Fellowship in Architectural History and Preservation

29 March 2017
Information on the Weinberg Fellowship in Architectural History and Preservation, offered by Columbia University, is available... »

On an excursion

29 March 2017
If you wish to read the latest words of wisdom, this time on the conception and invention of the reflecting telescope, then... »

How to be a Boss at Research - Part 4

29 March 2017
How to be a Boss at Research Part 4: Secondary Sources - Rules of Engagement.Hey Ya'll! Here we are at Part 4 of this series... »

Playing on nature’s flute and the mute bagpipe

29 March 2017
Implausibly devoted readers of this blog may remember that the early seventeenth-century French comedian known as Bruscambille... »

A Birthday Party...

29 March 2017
     On a wonderfully sunny afternoon in March, there was a party in Corpus Christi College to celebrate the... »

Justice and Goodness

29 March 2017
...I think it necessary to observe that it is a very common thing for men to confound justice with goodness, and to assail... »
From: Siris

Family Trees undergoing revision

29 March 2017
Some readers will be aware that I am currently studying for a post graduate Diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic... »

The ladies tablet, or, Town and country pocket journal

29 March 2017
Added following the memorandum portion of the book are sections describing country dances, recipes for hair and gums, perfumes,... »

“Dr. Franklin…met with Mrs. Powel”

29 March 2017
In 1811, an anonymous pamphlet appeared in Baltimore titled The Three Patriots, Or, the Cause and Cure of Present Evils:... »
From: Boston 1775

March 29

29 March 2017
GUEST CURATOR: Evan Sutherland What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-Hampshire... »

The British Grenadiers - a song

29 March 2017
Wiki on the song that is as good a job description for grenadiers »

Thomas Sandby (1721-98) British Grenadiers in the Allied Army circa 1749

29 March 2017
From the Royal Collection where there is a description »

The Ladies’ Miscellany, 1828-31

29 March 2017
To end Women’s History Month on a more pleasant note, I leafed through the digital pages of a short-lived Salem newspaper... »

Making Peru’s Sendero Luminoso: The Geography & Ecology of Civil War

29 March 2017
By Javier Puente On a previous post, I discussed the arrival of the 1982-1983 Mega Niño in the midst of the early... »

A View of the Blandford Frigate, c.176

29 March 2017
A View of the Blandford Frigate, Nicholas Pocock, c.1760, Bristol City Museums.I am indebted to follower Drew Godzik for... »

Appel à communication : VII Colloque du Musée D. João VI / IV Colloque International – Collections d’Art au Brésil et au Portugal

29 March 2017
How is art displayed within collections of different types: scientific, artistic, didactic, museological, private and public?... »

Conférence : Éric Michaud « Mimésis et automimésis. Sur deux anthropologies du développement de l’art aux 19e et 20e siècles. » (Paris, 25/04/17)

29 March 2017
Le Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art a le plaisir de vous convier à la conférence d’Éric... »