Category Archives: Events

CFP: Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300 – 1800

Interdisciplinary conference, University of York, 21-22 June 2013 The burgeoning field of sensory history offers a fertile ground for reconsideration of religious studies across disciplinary boundaries. We welcome papers from anthropologists, archaeologists, art historians, historians, literary scholars, musicologists, philosophers, theologians, … Continue reading

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Digital Connections

Momentous news! Connected Histories is nearing completion, and to mark the event we’re holding a one-day workshop on 31 March at the Institute of Historical Research, London. Digital connections: new methodologies for British history, 1500-1900 A workshop introducing two major … Continue reading

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IHR postgrad seminars and History Lab

Ed has asked me to give the IHR Postgraduate Seminars (in London) and History Lab a bit of a plug. Ed is hoping to use the History Lab blog in association with the Seminars this year, to post reports and … Continue reading

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My eyes, my eyes

The London 2012 Olympics Logo has been proudly unveiled. It symbolises the Olympic spirit and the ability of the Games to inspire people to take part – not just as spectators, but as volunteers, in the Cultural Olympiad and more. … Continue reading

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Early modern reading group

This message from Adam Smyth of Renaissance Lit should be of interest to early modernists in and around London: I’m getting together an Early Modern English Literature reading group: we’ll meet once a month, mid-week, 6:30-8pm, in a pub near … Continue reading

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2007: Good Year for Centenaries…

1607: Founding of Jamestown, Virginia 1707: Acts of Union between Scotland and England (who’d take any bets on reaching the quatercentenary…?) 1807: Abolition of the Slave Trade Got any more?

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CFP: Open Access Research

Yep, yet another new journal. But this is one that I’m involved with in a backstage sort of way, and is concerned with issues that I feel are vitally important for academics in all fields (but perhaps especially for us … Continue reading

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History Carnival and Cliopatria Awards

The next History Carnival will be hosted on Wednesday 15 November by David Noon at Axis of Evel Knievel. Email nominations for recently published posts about history (a historical topic, reviews of books or resources, reflections on teaching or researching … Continue reading

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