On 7 June, I participated in the University’s first Open Research Awards, and was lucky enough to win with my case study examining the costs and benefits of open research…Read More >
On July 15 971, the bones of St Swithin were removed from their resting place on the order of Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester, and placed in a shrine inside the…Read More >
Granada, in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, was the final remnant of Islamic Iberia known as al-Andalus – a territory that once stretched across most of Spain and Portugal. In 1492,…Read More >
In the middle of the 17th century, Mrs Townsend found a lump in her breast. Diagnosed with breast cancer by a local physician, she underwent a mastectomy without anaesthetic –…Read More >
We tend to picture 17th century sailors as rowdy, hard-drinking, ‘salty sea dogs’ akin to Captain Redbeard Rum from Blackadder. But sailors’ autobiographies from the time tell a different story,…Read More >
‘Labouring Literature: Writing About Work in Early Modern England’ – a seminar by Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck).
‘’The Moving Closets of Brave Ladies, and Beautiful Virgins’: Coaches Through the Male Gaze on the Restoration Stage’ – a seminar by Gabriella Infante (KCL).