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Abstract submissions for Open Peer Commentaries Australasian Philosophical Review 4.3 are due on **1** March 2019**. ———————... read more »
In 2016, I drove nine hours from Tennessee to Iowa during my spring break to research homoerotic Star Wars fanzines from the 1970s–1990s. “But... read more »
21 November 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Parliament(Qualification of Women) Act, by which women were for the first time able... read more »
Information about men and women who deserted their families was published in The Poor Law Unions’ Gazette in the second half of the 19th century. Each... read more »
1772 George Washington (1732-1799) by Charles Willson Peale detailGeorge Washington's letters record the giving of gifts to children in the colonial South.... read more »
Read part one here. Anne and George moved into a suite at Whitehall Palace, and it appeared that they were remarkably compatible. At George’s funeral... read more »
Jacqui Sanders explores the lives of the women who were imprisoned in Old Ararat Gaol and the J Ward Asylum during the nineteenth century. Perched on a... read more »

Joy and Remembrance

10 December 2018
My husband was down south in the snow this past weekend while I was home alone for the bright and chilly December weekend. It was quite festive: with... read more »
21 November 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Parliament(Qualification of Women) Act, by which women were for the first time able... read more »
Reverend John Wright was a Presbyterian minister active in Cumberland County, Virginia, during the 1760s. On the Feast of the Epiphany, 1761, he wrote... read more »
The future Queen Anne was born on 6 February 1665 as the daughter of the future James II, then Duke of York, and his first wife, Anne Hyde. Her father’s... read more »

Sunday Morning Medicine

9 December 2018
A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Lady Death. “We all expected to die.” Scope Magazine (1941-1957). Tear... read more »
Benjamin Franklin's correspondence gives a glimpse into his celebration of Christmas. He wrote to Isaac Norris in 1763, that he had given,"for customary... read more »
Our Saturnalia host, Steve Cockingsby Caroline LawrenceFor many years, my motive for studying Classics and writing historical fiction has been an... read more »
Masako Owada was born on 9 December 1963 as the daughter of Yumiko Egashira and Hisashi Owada in a public hospital in the Tokyo suburb of Toranomon.... read more »
Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society created an exhibition on Medical and Nursing Services during World War One entitled ‘A Tribute to the work of... read more »
For more details and updates see the workshop webpage.  Britain’s Early Philosophers A two day workshop at Durham University April 1-2, 2019... read more »
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) by John Trumbull (1756-1843). Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., Monticello, Virginia.Virginian Thomas Jefferson wrote to... read more »
Margaret of Tyrol was one of the 14th century’s wealthiest heiresses.  As the heiress to the Duchy of Carinthia and County of Tyrol in present-day... read more »
Woman and her Sphere Catalogue 199     Item # 62     Elizabeth Crawford 5 Owen’s Row London EC1V 4NP elizabeth.crawford2017@outlook.com... read more »
21 November 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Parliament(Qualification of Women) Act, by which women were for the first time able... read more »
Nicholas Cresswell, 1750-1804 by an unidentified artist, c 1780.  Cresswell was the son of a landowner & sheep farmer in Edale, Derbyshire.... read more »
After many years of inbreeding, King Charles II was destined to die childless. He was described as, “short, lame, epileptic, senile and completely... read more »
In May 2011, British Lance Corporal Liam Culverhouse assaulted his seven-week-old daughter, resulting in severe brain damage and fractures to her skull,... read more »
21 November 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Parliament(Qualification of Women) Act, by which women were for the first time able... read more »
Charcoal drawing of Philip Vickers Fithian (1747-1776) by unknown artist., c October 1776New Jersey-born Fithian experienced a religious conversion in... read more »
Salome Alexandra was Judea’s last queen. She was the wife of two of Judea’s kings. However, her second husband, Alexander Jannaeus, chose her... read more »
In just over a week, on 14th December 2018 it will be the centenary of the election where some women in Britain and Ireland had the right to vote for the... read more »
DURHAM, N.C. (December 6, 2018) — Duke University is pleased to announce the Du Châtelet Prize in Philosophy of Physics, an award that celebrates... read more »
21 November 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Parliament(Qualification of Women) Act, by which women were for the first time able... read more »