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Post Archives for October 2016

Dr Jane Morlet Hardie, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Free Public Lecture

1 Oct 2016
“About Music: Manuscripts and Music: the Sydney Spanish Liturgical Chant Manuscript Collection”, Dr Jane Morlet... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Wednesday 30 September 1663

1 Oct 2016
Rose very well, and my hearing pretty well again, and so to my office, by and by Mr. Holliard come, and at my house he searched... »

History Carnival 159: A Question of Scale

1 Oct 2016
By Lisa Smith Welcome to History Carnival 159! We’re delighted here at The Recipes Project to be hosting the September... »

Eighteenth century stays – no need for a supporting cast!

1 Oct 2016
Today I am delighted to offer a guest  spot to someone who edits a splendid blogsite called Dirty, Sexy History, which... »

[Re-blog]: How to print your own 95 Luther-theses for 2017

1 Oct 2016
How to print your own 95 Luther-theses The 500th anniversary of the Reformation is fast approaching – time to... »
From: The Conveyor

Colloque : « Modèles supposés, modèles repérés : leurs usages dans l’art gothique » (Genève, 3-5 novembre 2016)

1 Oct 2016
MODÈLES SUPPOSÉS, MODÈLES REPÉRÉS : LEURS USAGES DANS L’ART GOTHIQUE Colloque international,... »

Appel à communication : « Instrumentalisations de l’art » (Paris, 25 février 2017)

1 Oct 2016
L’instrumentalisation de l’art peut être revendiquée positivement par les artistes eux-mêmes... »

The missing pencil

1 Oct 2016
Today’s medical dispatch comes from the Canada Medical Journal, and was submitted to that publication in 1867 by Dr... »

Journées d’études : « Surréalisme et arts premiers » (Paris, 10-11 octobre 2016)

1 Oct 2016
Les objets « sauvages », autrement dit les artefacts de l’art dit « primitif », en provenance... »

Journée d’études : « Archives » (Paris, 22 octobre 2016)

1 Oct 2016
Les archives deviennent un instrument de plus en plus central pour l’art contemporain, aussi bien dans la pratique... »

First photos from Terezin

1 Oct 2016
More here from last night's action »

Slavery Advertisements Published October 1, 1766

1 Oct 2016
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Summary of Slavery Advertisements Published September 25- October 1, 1766

1 Oct 2016
These tables indicate how many advertisements for slaves appeared in colonial American newspapers during the week of September... »

“The Arms Race of 1774” in Worcester, 4 Oct.

1 Oct 2016
This Tuesday, 4 October, I’ll speak at the American Antiquarian Society about “The Arms Race of 1774.”... »
From: Boston 1775

October 1

1 Oct 2016
GUEST CURATOR: Nicholas Commesso What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette... »

CFP : 16th and 17th Century British Literature – CEA (11/1/16; 3/30-4/1/17)

1 Oct 2016
British Literature: 16th & 17th Century CEA 48th Annual Conference March 30-April 1, 2017 | Hilton Head Marriott Resort... »

Reflections from Guest Curator Nicholas Commesso

1 Oct 2016
Being able to participate in the Adverts 250 Project was a truly eye-opening experience. This project not only provided a... »

Maronite Year LXXV

2 Oct 2016
(I'm a bit behind on finishing the Fortnightly Book post, so I am switching its place with this.)The Season of the Glorious... »
From: Siris

Associate Professor Alessandro Arcangeli, The University of Melbourne Free Public Lecture

2 Oct 2016
Early Modern Depictions of Dancing Others and What We Can Infer of Their Viewers’ Emotional Response, Associate Professor... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

October Blogroll: Theatre in the Grove

2 Oct 2016
Dear readers, I find myself in the fortunate circumstance of find my new university offers more local theatre than I can... »

Making Ink.

2 Oct 2016
http://www.instructables.com/id/Pomegranate-Ink/ »

Exhibition | Views of the Grand Tour from The Hermitage

2 Oct 2016
From the exhibition website: Città del Grand Tour dall’Ermitage e Paesaggi Apuani da Collezioni Italiane Fondazione... »
From: Enfilade

All Things History – Monthly Roundup for September

2 Oct 2016
Well, we’re delighted to say that it appears our readers did enjoy our monthly round up, so here are just a few of... »

Slavery Advertisements Published October 2, 1766

2 Oct 2016
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Trump's Rules for How (Not) to Write a University Essay

2 Oct 2016
If there is one good thing to come out of this year's American election, it is that it has provided some lovely examples... »

Expanding the Extended Washington Family

2 Oct 2016
Last month the Boston Globe ran an Associated Press dispatch about how two historic sites, Arlington House and Mount Vernon,... »
From: Boston 1775

Welcome Back, Guest Curator Elizabeth Curley

2 Oct 2016
Elizabeth Curley is a junior at Assumption College. She is an Elementary Education and History double major, with... »

October

2 Oct 2016
GUEST CURATOR: Elizabeth Curley What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette... »

Upcoming Books, Exhibitions, and Events for October 2016

2 Oct 2016
Books Starting out with a number of books that slipped past me in the previous months… First up is The Tudors in 100... »

George Eliot, Romola

2 Oct 2016
IntroductionOpening Passage:The Loggia de’ Cerchi stood in the heart of old Florence, within a labyrinth of narrow... »
From: Siris

The Dead London Chronicles

3 Oct 2016
Over at The Dead London Chronicles, our free Gothic tale continues… She would not think of any of it, Mary... »

Podcasting Revolution: A Revolution in Audio?

3 Oct 2016
By Bryan A. Banks In 1902, the Italian engineer and inventor, Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937) successfully broadcasted... »

Columbia University: Postdoctoral Scholar with the Making and Knowing Project – Call For Applications

3 Oct 2016
Postdoctoral Scholar with the Making and Knowing Project, Columbia University The Making and Knowing Project seeks a three-year... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

The Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand 2016 Annual Conference – Registration Now Open

3 Oct 2016
Local Bibliography — ‘The Deepening Stream’ The Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand 2016... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Booker Prize books: a marketplace niche or tool for promoting books

3 Oct 2016
Kenneth Branagh and Colin Firth — as characters digging the deep past up in the form of a coffin of a Muslim who once... »

Fortnightly Book, October

3 Oct 2016
Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus was the son of a Roman tribune who served under Otho in his battles against Vitulius; through... »
From: Siris

The Duke's Mouthwash

3 Oct 2016
Ferdinando de’ Medici (1549-1609), Scipione Pulzone (1544 - 1598), Private collection. Antonio Neri's father, Neri... »
From: Conciatore

Conférence, Discussion autour de Mario Kramp, directeur du Stadtmuseum de Cologne (Paris, INHA, 17 octobre 2016)

3 Oct 2016
Conférence : Discussion autour de Mario Kramp, directeur du StadtMuseum de Cologne, qui présentera son récent... »

A Resource I Want: The Bible in Early America

3 Oct 2016
This month in class I’m teaching the Puritans, which means that an idea I’ve had for several years has returned,... »
From: The Junto

Seven Years War event at Terezin

3 Oct 2016
 This weekend was the annual SYW get-together in the Fortress of Terezin in the Czech Republic. This year it looks like... »

Major André Popularizes Revolutionary Events

3 Oct 2016
Historians today strive to interpret the past with a fresh, hip outlook. Long before there was talk about making history... »

The Ironmongers’ Company’s initial period in Ireland

3 Oct 2016
Robert Stedall, a Past Master of the Ironmongers’ Company, explores the Company’s initial period in Ulster and... »

Shot at dawn in the Great War: Re-evaluating justice in the case of Harry Farr. By Floris Tomasini

3 Oct 2016
  Today’s post looks at a re-evaluation of justice in an emblematic case study; Harry Farr who was shot for cowardice... »

CALL FOR PAPERS: 11th International Conference on the History of Chemistry (11ichc)

3 Oct 2016
The programme committee especially encourages the submission of panel/session proposals, but also welcomes the submission... »

Antique Apples

3 Oct 2016
I was listening to the TED talk of biodiversity warrior Cory Fowler the other day when I suddenly became panicked about the... »

Shakespeare Day at Trinity College Dublin – 8th October

3 Oct 2016
To commemorate Shakespeare 400, Trinity College Dublin will hold a “Shakespeare Day” this Saturday 8th October... »

Institute of Historical Research: Society, Culture and Belief Seminar Season 2016-17

3 Oct 2016
Seminars will take place in the John S. Cohen Room (203, second floor) at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House,... »

UCL Renaissance Latin Reading Group

3 Oct 2016
Timothy Demetris (UCL Italian) will be running the UCL Renaissance Latin Reading Group again this coming term (Term One of... »

'Shakespeare and Italy' Seminars at the Victoria and Albert Museum

3 Oct 2016
11 October to 22 November from 14:00-16.30.The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum.An inter-disciplinary... »

“Such a general use of fans . . . “

3 Oct 2016
British-born ANNE HEAD WARDER was the wife of American John Warder, a merchant with a base in London and a branch in Philadelphia.... »
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