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

Windows into Research: DH Projects

This special session of “Windows into Research”, a series that brings together research-in-progress reports under a common theme, will focus on current digital humanities projects at the University of Sheffield. Over the course of an hour, we will have short Continue reading Windows into Research: DH Projects

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”