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1320s dress

And now, something else completely different: in which I research a costume that isn’t for me. (Update: I’m not sure the images linked to bigger versions before; I believe I have now fixed that.) 861 more words


Virtual Avebury: Exploring Ancient Landscapes Through Virtual Reconstructions

Over the past few months I have been dipping my hands into another Kitely/OpenSimulator project, providing a helping hand to my colleague from the University of the West of England, … 856 more words


On enigmatic traces

Marc Bloch states in The Historian’s Craft that the primary characteristic of historical observation lies in the reconstructing of knowledge from tracks or traces:

Whether it is the bones immured in the Syrian fortifications, a word whose form or use reveals a custom, a narrative written by the witness of some scene, ancient or modern, what do we really mean by… 439 more words


Performing in historic spaces: an interview with Patricia Halverson, Chatham Baroque

(Patricia Halverson DMA has a doctorate in Early Music Performance Practice from Stanford University)

How were you inspired to study music? And make it your profession? 1,396 more words


Cambridge 1,000 year old songs discovered and played for the first time

An ancient song repertory was performed for the first time in 1,000 years this week after being ‘reconstructed’ by a Cambridge researcher and a world-class performer of medieval music.  158 more words