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Post Archives for September 2016

Picture of the Week #407

1 Sep 2016
On the Bosworth Battlefield trail. Photo May 2015. »

Private Collecting and Public Display: Art Markets and Museums – Call For Papers

1 Sep 2016
Private Collecting and Public Display: Art Markets and Museums University of Leeds 30-31 March, 2017 Keynote Speaker: Dr.... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Cerae (Vol. 4): Influence and Appropriation – Call For Papers

1 Sep 2016
Influence and Appropriation CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is seeking contributions... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Exhibition: A Great and Noble Design

1 Sep 2016
Information on the exhibition entitled “A Great and Noble Design” (13 Sept-28 Oct, Greenwich, UK) is available... »

Teaching Recipes: A September Series (Vol. III)

1 Sep 2016
Amanda E. Herbert Welcome back to the Recipes Project’s annual Teaching Series, where we explore the ways that educators... »

New digital projects for all

1 Sep 2016
Kenny Meadows’ illustration for Twelfth Night New digital projects relating to Shakespeare keep on being launched,... »

Exhibition | Ecclesiastical Textiles from the Age of Maria Theresa

1 Sep 2016
Blue Vestments: chasuble (detail), donated by Maria Theresia (1717–1780), produced in Vienna, 1778; h. 106 cm, w. 73... »
From: Enfilade

After five years

1 Sep 2016
Today I step down from being Head of the Faculty of History at New College of the Humanities (NCH), having been... »

Vita nova (iterum)

1 Sep 2016
My garden and this blog are uniting in a complaint against me: I have failed, they say, to attend to them. I have left them... »

The King of Smokers

1 Sep 2016
There were plenty of doctors in the nineteenth century who thought that smoking was good for you; so there’s nothing... »

A propos des Œuvres complètes ou comment tout a commencé

1 Sep 2016
La toute récente réunion du Conseil scientifique des Œuvres complètes de Voltaire, qui eut lieu... »

Conférence des Lundis numériques « OpenTheso, un gestionnaire de thésaurus multilingue » (Paris, 12 septembre 2016)

1 Sep 2016
L’INHA effectue depuis plusieurs années une veille active dans le domaine des humanités numériques... »

Countdown Day 2: Why blue flowers should be avoided

1 Sep 2016
A blog by Billie Thomas, one of our Casual Reading Room Services Assistants. Day 2 of our Heritage Open Day countdown will... »

The Rhetoric and Practice of Scalping

1 Sep 2016
Scalping, the removal of the scalp from the head often for use as a trophy, is usually regarded as a uniquely sanguineous... »

Blaze of Glory

1 Sep 2016
I know, Summer doesn’t really end until September 20, but I’ve lived and worked on an academic schedule for my... »

Guest author : Naomi Clifford – The Story of Rebecca Hodges

1 Sep 2016
Today we return from our summer break and are delighted to welcome back to ‘All Things Georgian’ one of our previous... »

Dr. Jane Judge

1 Sep 2016
Jane Judge received her PhD in History from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in June 2015. She wrote her doctoral... »

Prof. Dr. Johan Verberckmoes

1 Sep 2016
Johan Verberckmoes (°1962) is since 1985 member of the Research Unit Early Modern History, first as assistant and since... »

September 1

1 Sep 2016
What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette (September 1, 1766).“THOMAS MORE’S... »

How Moll Pitcher Told Fortunes

1 Sep 2016
When Lynn historian and poet Alonzo Lewis first wrote about Mary “Moll” Pitcher in 1829, he described her reading... »
From: Boston 1775

séminaire « Pourquoi revenir aux choses », Sciences Po

1 Sep 2016
ARTS & SOCIÉTÉS Laurence BERTRAND DORLÉAC CENTRE D’HISTOIRE, SCIENCES PO POURQUOI REVENIR... »

The McMillanites near Carfin and Glasgow #History #Scotland

1 Sep 2016
From 1707, John MacMillan baptised the children of followers near Carfin and in parishes near Glasgow. These baptisms hint... »

“How many people were killed by the Great Fire of London?” Perhaps more than you thought?

1 Sep 2016
While few died in the making of this blank area on the map of London, many more were killed filling it in again. “How... »

Water cresses, come buy my water cresses

1 Sep 2016
“A decrepit old man stands at the door of a house of ill fame at the corner of Portland Street; Mrs Burke is on the... »

Henry VIII: Making of a Tyrant – week-long tour

1 Sep 2016
Want to spend a week with me learning about Henry VIII? Well, in September 2017, you can! I should be delighted if you’d... »

Before Shakespeare in Performance

1 Sep 2016
“When in Toledo there I studied, It was my chance to write a tragedy – See here my lords – [He shows them... »

Voting and the Lesser of Two Evils

1 Sep 2016
David Ottlinger considers a question about voting: In my experience, conversations in which people make the titular statement... »
From: Siris

“the Thoat distemper . . . . a terrible disease”

1 Sep 2016
In a letter from London prior to the Adams’s trip to the West Country ABIGAIL ADAMS gives her sister Elizabeth Smith... »

Index initiatives and my weasel words

1 Sep 2016
Recently I updated the journal’s index to include links to articles published in the 1980s, which are now freely available... »

Chinoiserie & the Fashioning of the Self through Aesthetics of Exoticism

1 Sep 2016
  Nicole Kidman in John Galliano dress, Dior, spring/summer 1997 haute couture. Chartreuse silk charmeuse with macramé... »

God Save the Queen: Queenship and Prayerful Power – Call For Papers

2 Sep 2016
God Save the Queen: Queenship and Prayerful Power The use of prayers to support queenship is not new but has a long history.... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

University of Cambridge (St John’s College): Research Fellowships in Historical & Philosophical Studies – Call For Applications

2 Sep 2016
University of Cambridge – St John’s College Research Fellowships in Historical & Philosophical Studies Location:... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

September Blogroll: PDX Shakes Fests

2 Sep 2016
Dear readers, Settling in to the new gig and ‘orizons, it seems for the moment like the Pacific Northwest summer might... »

Tuesday 1 September 1663

2 Sep 2016
Up pretty betimes, and after a little at my viall to my office, where we sat all the morning, and I got my bill among others... »

Upcoming Books, Exhibitions, and Events for September 2016

2 Sep 2016
New books One book I missed from last month is Wendy J. Dunn’s Falling Pomegranate Seeds, a novel about Katherine of... »

Exhibition: Noble Prospects: Capability Brown and the Yorkshire Landscape

2 Sep 2016
Information on the exhibition entitled “Noble Prospects:  Capability Brown and the Yorkshire Landscape”... »

Isis' Wardrobe: Late 17th/early 18th century mantilla

2 Sep 2016
Isis' Wardrobe: Late 17th/early 18th century mantilla: What the item is : A stole, or mantilla. There are two extant... »

A Very Good Run

2 Sep 2016
The title page of Antonio Neri's 1612 book L'Arte Vetraria. For most of the past five thousand years, the techniques of... »
From: Conciatore

Oskar Kokoschka and Adele Astaire

2 Sep 2016
Fred and Adele Astaire, 1929 Lately I’ve been reading The Astaires: Fred and Adele by Kathleen Riley. I knew... »

Call for Participants l Color Printing and the Global Eighteenth Century

2 Sep 2016
This working group will meet at the RBS-Mellon Conference Bibliography Among the Disciplines in October 2017. Color Printing... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Rembrandt’s Shadow: England and the Black Art

2 Sep 2016
Upcoming exhibition at the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart: Rembrandt’s Shadow: England and the Black Art Rembrandts Schatten:... »
From: Enfilade

"Once Upon a Time": For the Seamstress & Tailor

2 Sep 2016
"Once Upon a Time": For the Seamstress & Tailor: In the Draper´s Shop; by Adriaen Bloem Burnley & Trowbridge... »

Epistolary power: letters of the seventeenth-century Dutch and Frisian stadtholders’ wives

2 Sep 2016
This afternoon, at the Royal Palace [Koninklijk Paleis] in Amsterdam, a reception is being held to mark the publication... »

Review and Giveaway: TIME AND REGRET by M. K. Tod

2 Sep 2016
In M. K. Tod's third novel, TIME AND REGRET (Lake Union), a ticking-clock mystery provides the link between two narratives... »

Shakespeare Out of Europe

2 Sep 2016
Shakespeare Out of Europe By Graham Holderness From Will to the world by Peter Brookes. Radio Times 20-26 Sept. 1986 I... »

Rencontre autour de l’ouvrage « Du fictif au réel. Dix essais sur le Pop art anglais et le Nouveau Brutalisme en architecture » (Paris, 13 septembre 2016)

2 Sep 2016
Le cycle « Livre d’Architecture » a pour objet de mettre à l’honneur un livre traitant d’histoire... »

More from Shakespeare Confidential

2 Sep 2016
Shakespeare waits for no one, but life doesn’t. Shakespeare Confidential – i.e., my Bard-logged brain –... »

Revolt of the Marlborough: Return to Africa

2 Sep 2016
This is a continuation of the "Revolt of the Marlborough." Follow the links to find Part 1 and Part 2.High aloft Captain... »

September

2 Sep 2016
What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (September 2,... »
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