Blogs tagged with: History

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


Calls for Papers: February & March 2015

Calls for Papers: February & March 2015

Open calls for papers for up-coming CRASSH conferences.

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Posted: Tuesday 24 February 2015


A first look at our 2015/16 conferences programme

A first look at our 2015/16 conferences programme

A preview of CRASSH conferences 2015-16

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Posted: Monday 29 June 2015


Call for Papers: Techniques, technologies and materialities of epidemic control

Call for Papers: Techniques, technologies and materialities of epidemic control

Call for papers for the conference 'Techniques, technologies and materialities of epidemic control', taking place at CRASSH 16-17 September 2016.

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Posted: Monday 8 February 2016


Introducing….Malthus: Food, Land, People conference, 20-21 June 2016

Introducing….Malthus: Food, Land, People conference, 20-21 June 2016

A comprehensive re-assessment of the life, workand legacy of Thomas Robert Malthus at this CRASSH conference.

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Posted: Monday 18 April 2016


Introducing…China Goes Global conference, 27-28 June 2016

Introducing…China Goes Global conference, 27-28 June 2016

Understanding Chinese migration, past and present.

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Posted: Wednesday 27 April 2016



Call for Papers - Global Muslim Encounters: Homogenisation and Diversity across Time and Space

Call for Papers - Global Muslim Encounters: Homogenisation and Diversity across Time and Space

A call for papers for the conferece Global Muslim Encounters taking palce at CRASSH, 9-10 December 2016.

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Posted: Thursday 9 June 2016



Introducing…Things: Embodied Things, c.1400-1900 research group

Introducing…Things: Embodied Things, c.1400-1900 research group

A preview of the Things research group, who are running seminars throughout 2016/17.

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Posted: Monday 15 August 2016