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Post Archives for November 2017

Monday 31 October 1664

1 Nov 2017
Very busy all the morning, at noon Creed to me and dined with me, and then he and I to White Hall, there to a Committee of... »

Updated programme for the upcoming Law and Legal Agreements conference

1 Nov 2017
Updated programme for the upcoming Law and Legal Agreements conference, 12-13 January 2018. The registration link is here:: http://onlinesales.admin.cam.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/anglosaxon-norse-and-celtic/law-and-legal-agreements-6001250/law-and-legal-agreements-6001250 ... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Where the Rivers of Madness Stream

1 Nov 2017
Hallowe'en in a Suburbby H. P. LovecraftThe steeples are white in the wild moonlight,And the trees have a silver glare;Past... »
From: Siris

Knights of Malta

1 Nov 2017
Fra Antonio Martelli, Knight of the Order of Malta, Attrib. Caravaggio, c. 1608. "Of me, Priest Antonio Neri, Florentine... »
From: Conciatore

Representing Infirmity: Diseased Bodies in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy

1 Nov 2017
Representing Infirmity: Diseased Bodies in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy International Conference December 13-15, 2017... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Magna Carta and New Zealand: History, Politics and Law in Aotearoa

1 Nov 2017
Recent Publication: Magna Carta and New Zealand History, Politics and Law in Aotearoa This volume is the first to explore... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Exhibition | Napoleon: Images of the Legend

1 Nov 2017
From the Châteaux de Versailles: Napoleon: Images of the LegendArras Musée des Beaux-Arts, 7 October 2017 —... »
From: Enfilade

An enormous eater

1 Nov 2017
Albert Vander Veer was a distinguished New York surgeon of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A Civil War... »

The Connecticut Captivity of William Franklin, Loyalist

1 Nov 2017
War, an odious invention of man, attempts to portray the enemy as subhuman, unworthy of normal sympathy. Civilized societies... »

Men of Mathematics

1 Nov 2017
This is something that I wrote this morning as a response on the History of Astronomy mailing list; having written it... »

Gunpowder

1 Nov 2017
It is that time of year when the leaves begin to turn a beautiful mixture of red and golds, and on the air is filled... »

Guest Post: Recap of Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities Symposium

1 Nov 2017
Ravynn Stringfield is an MA/PhD student in American Studies at the College of William & Mary. Her work considers representation... »
From: The Junto

Finding Shakespeare Blog Round-up: October 2017

1 Nov 2017
Take a look at the latest blog posts from the collections team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Black History Month –... »

The Reformation of the People? The View from the Alebench

1 Nov 2017
Mark Hailwood It’s not every day the Protestant Reformation gets to celebrate its 500th birthday – well, only... »

All Saints

1 Nov 2017
John OgilvieJohn Ogilvie was born into an important Calvinist family in Banffshire, Scotland. He was sent abroad to be educated,... »
From: Siris

Blog historyczny Kadrinazi - pike and shot images

1 Nov 2017
This is a really good blog - OK the text is in Polish but don't let that put you off. Lots of really interesting pieces.... »

The Reformation of the People? The View from the Alebench

1 Nov 2017
A gem of a post on Protestantism in popular English culture. the many-headed monster Mark Hailwood It’s not every... »

November 1

1 Nov 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Massachusetts Gazette (October 29, 1767).“China... »

How Bostonians Pledged Not to Buy Imported Goods

1 Nov 2017
A few days back, I quoted from the town meeting on 28 Oct 1767 that set out Boston’s response to the Townshend Act.... »
From: Boston 1775

A Half-Hour at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial (on Halloween)

1 Nov 2017
November 1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We actually had a lovely night with a steady succession of trick-or-treating families... »

Conference:  The Production of Imperial Space:  Empire and Circulations (18th-20th Centuries)

1 Nov 2017
Information on the conference entitled “The Production of Imperial Space:  Empire and Circulations (18th-20th... »

Conference:  The Tools of the Architect

1 Nov 2017
Information on the conference entitled “The Tools of the Architect” (22-24 Nov, Delft, Netherlands) is available... »

New e-book: The Concept of Affectivity in Early Modern Philosophy

1 Nov 2017
New e-book available free online here.  The book contains several articles on Spinoza, by Davide Monaco, Filip Buyse,... »

The Phenomenon of the Married Woman Writer in the Dutch Republic

1 Nov 2017
In this blog post, Nina Geerdink makes a startling discovery. Even though it has often been noted that many Dutch women... »

Wisdom of the crowd

1 Nov 2017
A riddle from the inventory. Since returning from Avignon, I have been attempting to tie up the last few loose ends from... »

Picture of the Week #468

1 Nov 2017
Cloisters of Norwich Cathedral. Photo May 2015. »

New Book: Guerrero, “Silver by Fire, Silver by Mercury”

1 Nov 2017
Saul Guerrero, Silver by Fire, Silver by Mercury: A Chemical History of Silver Refining in New Spain and Mexico, 16th to... »

17C American Women: New England's 1656 Witch Trial

1 Nov 2017
17C American Women: New England's 1656 Witch Trial: History of Witches and Wizards, 1720 Trials for witchcraft in New England... »

Appel à candidature : ateliers doctoraux arts visuels au Maghreb et au Moyen Orient (XIX-XXIe)

1 Nov 2017
Les Ateliers doctoraux des Arts Visuels au Maghreb et au Moyen-Orient — XIXe-XIXe siècle (2ème session)... »

Colloque « La céramique : épreuve du feu et transmutation des états de la matière » (Amiens, Logis du Roy, 21 et 22 novembre 2017)

1 Nov 2017
La céramique : épreuve du feu et transmutation des états de la matière Amiens, Logis du Roy,... »

Colloque: « The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics – States and Markets » (Berlin, 16–18 Novembre 2017)

1 Nov 2017
The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics – States and Markets Colloque international, 16–18 Novembre... »

Adrienne Dillard reviews a new biography of Charles I

1 Nov 2017
Leanda de Lisle's first book, After Elizabeth, was a fascinating account of the dying days of the Tudor dynasty and the subsequent... »

Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I Pocket Mirror

2 Nov 2017
The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I commemorates the most famous conflict of her reign – the failed invasion of England... »

Great Bear Gold Plated Necklace

2 Nov 2017
Our beautiful gold plated Great Bear necklace is inspired by Ursa Major - the constellation of the Great Bear. The intricate... »

Botanical Butterfly Canvas Notebook

2 Nov 2017
This beautiful vintage botanical butterfly A5 notebook features an image from the National Maritime Museum archive. 32 pages... »

Botanical Aztec Scarf

2 Nov 2017
Our lightweight, Botanical Aztec scarf is finished in khaki and black with a monstera leaf design and an Aztec border. A... »

Polar Bear Jug

2 Nov 2017
Find multiple uses with our Polar Bear Jug - useful as a serving jug but can also hold various knick knacks as it also makes... »

Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I Magnet

2 Nov 2017
The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I commemorates the most famous conflict of her reign – the failed invasion of England... »

CARMEN PROJECT PRIZE

2 Nov 2017
CARMEN PROJECT PRIZE Do you have a great idea for a research project in Medieval Studies? The new CARMEN Project Prize could... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Soul Food: Paracelsian Spiritual Mummy and the Virtues of Ingredients

2 Nov 2017
by Jennifer Park What is it in food that nourishes us? In a curious Paracelsian treatise, Medicina Diastatica, translated... »

Exhibition | Turner in Surrey

2 Nov 2017
J.M.W. Turner, Thomson’s Aeolian Harp, 1809(Manchester Art Gallery) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ ... »
From: Enfilade

European Dimensions of Popular Print Culture (EDPOP)

2 Nov 2017
Sadly, I can’t make this event at the John Rylands, but I’d be interested to hear all about it. John Rylands... »

17C Woman by Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born mostly English artist, 1607-1677)

2 Nov 2017
 Wenceslaus Hollar (European-born English artist, 1607-1677) Woman with striped shoulder wrap 1648. We have few... »

British American Women Merchants

2 Nov 2017
A few women in British Colonial America participated in trade. In England, some had done so since at least the fourteenth... »

Evans & Bean of the Hampshire Grants

2 Nov 2017
Immediately following the taking of Fort Ticonderoga by Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys in early May 1775, Capt.... »

Exposition: « Sismographie des luttes. Vers une histoire globale des revues critiques et culturelles »

2 Nov 2017
Prolongeant le colloque La revue critique et culturelle dans le monde, cette installation vidéo projette une généalogique... »

Fake History & the Story of the Whipping Boy: A Guest Post by Leanda de Lisle

2 Nov 2017
Fiction and other works of imagination have an insidious way of working their way into history. Stories that ring true, that... »

Call for Information: York Evolving: Change and Permanence in the York Mystery Play Cycle

2 Nov 2017
YORK EVOLVING: CHANGE AND PERMANENCE IN THE YORK MYSTERY PLAY CYCLE CALL FOR INFORMATION Eleanor Bloomfield, a PhD candidate... »

Colloque : Merléac, Ut Pictura Genesis

2 Nov 2017
Repérée dès la première moitié du XIXe siècle, la chapelle Saint-Jacques en Merléac... »

Remember, Remember the 5th of November

2 Nov 2017
Remember, Remember the 5th of November, Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. So, how, in the Georgian Era did England celebrate this... »
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