SCEMS Research Project Day

On Wednesday 7 June we will be running a ‘SCEMS research projects day’, which will provide an opportunity for colleagues to hear about early modern research projects in development, and also some which are in progress. We have a number Continue reading SCEMS Research Project Day

Renaissance Reborn – A Student Conference

Renaissance Reborn A student conference at the University of Sheffield 3 May 2017 HRI Feel free to attend just one or a couple of the panels if you cannot come to theĀ  entire event, but please register in advance.

Early Modern Forum: Jose Cree

Quantitative and qualitative approaches to the language of addiction in early modern England History postgraduateĀ and member of the WROCAH Cultures of Consumption network, Jose Cree, will present a paper based on her doctoral research into “the language of addiction”. This Continue reading Early Modern Forum: Jose Cree

Early Modern Forum: Eleanor Bland

Policing and the Identification of Offenders in Metropolitan London, 1780-1850. Eleanor Bland’s thesis is concerned with the police, and the relationships between the police and those whom they arrested. In particular, how did the police choose whom to arrest, and Continue reading Early Modern Forum: Eleanor Bland

EMDG Digital Week: Courtenay Crichton-Turley and Will Finley

This lunchtime session of the Early Modern Forum will hear from two researchers who use digital technology to assist their early modern investigations: Courtenay Crichton-Turley (Archaeology) and Will Finley (History).

New book: “London Lives: Poverty, Crime and the Making of a Modern City, 1690-1800”

Published this week in print and as an eBook, London Lives has been co-authored by SCEMS’ Bob Shoemaker (Principal Investigator on the Digital Panopticon project) and Sussex’s Tim Hitchcock. Writing on Sheffield’s History Matters blog, Bob explains: “The historical argument Continue reading New book: “London Lives: Poverty, Crime and the Making of a Modern City, 1690-1800”