Blogs tagged with: History

Developing the History of Knowledge | Östling et al.

Developing the History of Knowledge | Östling et al.

Excerpts from Forms of Knowledge: Developing the History of Knowledge, published by the newly established Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) in March 2020. This post was originally published on the gloknos blog (8 April 2020), and is re-posted here with their permission.

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Posted: Wednesday 8 April 2020


Bread Cement Cactus: 5 Questions to Annie Zaidi

Bread Cement Cactus: 5 Questions to Annie Zaidi

Annie Zaidi

Judith Weik

Writer and journalist Annie Zaidi, winner of the Nine Dots Prize 2019 – 2020, talks to us about her memoir written in response to the question "Is there still no place like home?"

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Posted: Wednesday 17 June 2020


Visions of Plague

Visions of Plague

A new CRASSH research project is compiling the largest database of plague imagery ever amassed, focusing on a pandemic that peaked in the early 20th century and continues to this day.

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Posted: Monday 20 October 2014


A Tale of 38 Teapots: an intimate portrait of 18th-century sociability

A Tale of 38 Teapots: an intimate portrait of 18th-century sociability

What can the items and objects associated with 18th-century coffeeshops tell us about 18th-century culture? Craig Cessford, of the CRASSH Things That Matter seminar and Cambridge Archaelogical Unit, investigates.​

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Posted: Tuesday 21 October 2014


Climates of Conspiracy

Climates of Conspiracy

Alfred Moore

Why is the issue of climate change so prone to conspiracy?

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Posted: Tuesday 4 November 2014


The Lady of the Longitude: Jane Squire

The Lady of the Longitude: Jane Squire

In 1714, the British Parliament offered large rewards for finding longitude at sea. Men around the world submitted schemes but only one woman, Jane Squire, published a proposal under her own name. Dr Alexi Baker has been investigating the life story of this remarkable trailblazer.

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Posted: Monday 1 December 2014