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Post Archives for February 2017

The Mystery of Lady Macclesfield

1 Feb 2017
It's my pleasure to welcome Jacqui Reiter, author of the brand new release, The Late Lord, to the salon, for... »

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright – Call For Papers

1 Feb 2017
Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright Special edition of Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis [A]nd... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

European Splendour 1500–1800 Exhibition @ Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

1 Feb 2017
European Splendour 1500–1800 Exhibition Until 26 February 2017 Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa More info: https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/visit/whats-on/exhibitions/nga-toi-arts-te-papa/european-splendour-1500-1800/exhibition... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

University of Adelaide: PhD Scholarship in Early Modern English History of Law and Emotions – Call For Applications

1 Feb 2017
Early Modern English History of Law and Emotions Applications are invited for a scholarship leading to the degree of PhD... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

One-Sided Wars

1 Feb 2017
An interesting passage from Mary Beard's SPQR:There were two particularly significant conflicts in Italy in this period.... »
From: Siris

New Book | Days of Glory? Imaging Military Recruitment

1 Feb 2017
From Palgrave Macmillan: Valerie Mainz, Days of Glory? Imaging Military Recruitment and the French Revolution (Basingstoke,... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | Battlefield Emotions, 1500–18

1 Feb 2017
From Palgrave Macmillan: Erika Kuijpers and Cornelis van der Haven, eds., Battlefield Emotions, 1500–1800: Practices,... »
From: Enfilade

Spare Ribs

1 Feb 2017
During my PhD I had trouble with my arms. After speaking to a fantastically enthusiastic surgeon it was revealed that I have... »

Shakespeare: A knack for following theatrical fashion

1 Feb 2017
Venice. Two faithful friends are pitted against a vengeful moneylender who is out for blood. In a climactic trial scene they... »

Conférence : L’église Saint-Médard à Paris – enjeux et acteurs d’une restauration lourde en site occupé (Paris, 10 février)

1 Feb 2017
Le cycle Architectures restaurées propose de confronter, à l’occasion des travaux engagés sur... »

Finding Shakespeare blog round-up: January 2017

1 Feb 2017
Take a look at the latest blog posts from the collections team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Artist in Residence... »

The Month of Jenkins' Ear

1 Feb 2017
Gentleman's Magazine Vol. 1 June 1731 Page 265 In 1731, the British merchantman Rebecca was boarded by the Spanish,... »

Neri, Venini and Color

1 Feb 2017
Venini Murano Patchwork Vase of cylindrical to square tapering form. In the early seventeenth century, Antonio Neri... »
From: Conciatore

Book Giveaway: J. Michelle Coghlan’s Sensational Internationalism

1 Feb 2017
Coghlan, J. Michelle. Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth... »

Decapitation in the “Low” Surrealist Revolution

1 Feb 2017
By Hailey Maxwell The legacy and concept of “revolution” resonated with the Surrealists. This is best exemplified... »

Washington and the “Mahometan” World

1 Feb 2017
A centerpiece of the Museum of the American Revolution opening in Philadelphia this April is Gen. George Washington’s... »
From: Boston 1775

February 1

1 Feb 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “TO E SOLD, at the POST-OFFICE … A... »

The Arts of Spinoza: extended deadline

1 Feb 2017
EXTENDED DEADLINE for submissions for “The Arts of Spinoza + Pacific Spinoza” conference, Auckland, 26-28 May... »

CFP: Architecture and Wars: Forms of Constructions and Destructions in War Zones

1 Feb 2017
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Architecture and Wars:  Forms of Constructions and Destructions... »

Wasserman-Soler, “Religious Conversion & the Languages of New Spain, 1520-1585” in Church History Dec 2016

1 Feb 2017
Daniel I Wasserman-Soler, “Lengua de los indios, lengua española: Religious Conversion and the Languages of... »

The vexed problem of nationality in the history of science

1 Feb 2017
People seem to like/want/need heroes in sport, culture, politics, in fact in almost every area of life including the history... »

Picture of the Week #429

1 Feb 2017
Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk, England. Photo May 2015. Castle Acre Priory was, not surprisingly, one of the many such buildings... »

Five Books

1 Feb 2017
A colleague asked a number of faculty what answer they might give to a request for five books of philosophy an educated person... »
From: Siris

Cutty Sark Nina Cosford Kids T-Shirt

2 Feb 2017
This bright and colourful kid's t-shirt inspired by the Cutty Sark has been exclusively designed for Royal Museums Greenwich... »

Burnt Toasts, Medicine and Identity in (Early Modern?) England

2 Feb 2017
by Giovanni Pozzetti Last Monday the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the UK launched the ‘go for gold’ campaign... »

The Turkeys have Voted for Christmas

2 Feb 2017
After a large majority of British MPs voted in favour of triggering Article 50 last night, the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said... »

Pierre Bayle est mort. Vive la République des Lettres!

2 Feb 2017
Enfant du Carla (aujourd’hui Carla-Bayle) dans le Midi-Pyrénées, fils et frère de pasteurs réformés,... »

Past, present, and macaroni salad: Henry VIII

2 Feb 2017
“We’ve got…,” I said with a suspenseful pause as I pulled tupperware out of the reusable grocery... »

Looking back, looking forward: Linguistic DNA in 2016 and 2017

2 Feb 2017
As we move into 2017, we’ve been looking back at achievements in 2016, and ahead to what we aim to achieve in the coming... »

Spend Thy Store

2 Feb 2017
A Candlemas DialogueBy Christina Rossetti'Love brought Me down: and cannot love make theeCarol for joy to Me?Hear cheerful... »
From: Siris

ERC Consolidator Grant for my new research project

2 Feb 2017
Dear readers of Global encounters Blog, I have been very silent recently, but I have some very good news! My exploration... »

The man with a snake in his heart

2 Feb 2017
I was fascinated to stumble across this seventeenth-century autopsy report in an old edition of the British Medical Journal. ... »

Where Historians Work: A View from Early America

2 Feb 2017
Inspired by the AHA's "Where Historians Work" database, Katy Lasdow starts a conversation on The Junto blog about career... »
From: The Junto

Thomas Bewick’s snowman

2 Feb 2017
Here in Lincolnshire in the English Midlands, we’re yet to see any real snow this winter and it’s beginning to... »

Early modern borders

2 Feb 2017
A 1686 petition from the ‘inhabitants’ of Boothstown, a hamlet in the township of Worsley (now in the... »

Conduct in the Married State

2 Feb 2017
Richard Hill, with his wife, and several of their children, was living in Madeira in 1759 to which he had relocated when... »

The Illness of George III

2 Feb 2017
The Georgian Papers Programme is an international effort to study the papers of George III, his family, and his two immediate... »
From: Boston 1775

The Wakenwee: A Field in #Scotland. #History

2 Feb 2017
One of the stranger place names associated with the Covenanters is the ‘Wakenwee’, near Hamilton in Lanarkshire.... »

Slavery Advertisements Published February 2, 1767

2 Feb 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Report: Celebrating Shakespeare 400: Performing Pericles, Prince of Tyre in Cork

2 Feb 2017
In mid-November 2015, the Irish Renaissance Seminar met in Marsh’s Library. The seminar theme “Time, Memory,... »

February

2 Feb 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette (February 2, 1767).“Said... »

How to Encrypt a Message, 1641

2 Feb 2017
Giambattista della Porta, De furtivislitterarum notis (1591), Folger "The second way of secrecy in speech, is by an alteration... »
From: Ask the Past

Conference: Architekturzeichnungen – sammlungsgeschichtlich betrachtet

2 Feb 2017
Information on the conference entitled “Architekturzeichnungen – sammlungsgeschichtlich betrachtet” (3... »

New Themes: TextBook and Dara

2 Feb 2017
Hello there! Today I’m announcing the latest additions to our free-themes collection: TextBook and Dara.... »

The Disconnect Between Modern Sewing and Modern Clothing

2 Feb 2017
via Reader, have you ever noticed that there is a disconnect between what we wear and what we sew? Why is this?For instance,... »

Continental Shift II: The Problem of History

2 Feb 2017
Three blog posts on Three Early Paintings in ‘Continental Shift’, an Exhibition of Nineteenth-Century American... »
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