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Chopines in Collector's Weekly

Collectors Weekly has recently published an article on 16th and 17th century chopines. It handily tells you how to walk when your platform shoes lift you up to nosebleed altitudes. 38 more words

Early Modern

Wed Apr 30: Louisa Mackenzie, "Don’t Panic: The Unknowability of Early Modern Nature," Oecologies Speaker Series at Green College, UBC

Please join us for the sixth talk of the Oecologies Speaker Series at Green College at UBC!

Dr. Louisa Mackenzie

(French and Italian Studies, University of Washington) 210 more words

Event Announcements

Vampires: A Horrid History

In British culture, vampires were popularised by Bram Stoker’s nineteenth-century novel, Dracula (1897), and by subsequent Hollywood horror films. However, myths about vampires have been around for centuries, as… 89 more words

Literary Comment

"Master Docturdo and Fartado": Libellous Doctors in Early Modern Britain

I’ve just returned from a great conference at the University of Exeter – the Landscape of Occupations – organised by the project on early-modern medical practice of which I’m a part. 983 more words

History Of Medicine

Conference Updates

The conference will be held in four different rooms (Lecture Theatre 1, Lecture Room 1, Link Room 1, Link Room 2) in the English Department, located in 3-5 Woodland Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1TB. 96 more words


Stress, I'm beginning to feel it, are you?

As the last semester of my final year draws to a close, tensions are running high for me. I can hardly remember where these four years have gone, but here I am in the last few weeks struggling to focus on my remaining assignments. 1,665 more words


Historical Archive of Macedonia (Thessaloniki)

Written by Anna Vakali

The Historical Archive of Macedonia (Ιστορικό Αρχείο Μακεδονίας hereafter IAM) is located in Thessaloniki, Greece, and comprises a rich, albeit to a large degree unexplored, Ottoman archive. 2,133 more words