Month: February 2015

February 24 – Announcements & Notices

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CFPs, seminar announcements, and articles that caught my attention this week:


The Picture Gallery, Longford Castle © The Earl of Radnor, Longford Castle

Conference – Animating the 18th-century Country House

Conference: Surfaces (15th-19th Centuries) (New York, 27 Mar 15)

CFP – ‘Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition‘, CRAASH, University of Cambridge:

CFP – Remembering and Forgetting: Cultural Memory Across Disciplines, University of Stirling, 30 May, 2015

CFP: Satire and Caricature as Mediators of Cultural Trauma (Pittsburgh, 21-24 Oct 15)

Seminar – Queen Mary Eighteenth-Century Studies Seminar 2014-2015, Wednesday 11 March 2015, 5.15 pm, ‘Exhibiting the Eighteenth Century’, Joanna Marschner (Historic Royal Palaces), Moira Goff (The Garrick Club), Alex Werner (Museum of London)


February 7, 2015 – Announcements & Notices

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CFPs, seminars, and articles that caught my attention this week:


George Stubbs, The Kongouro from New Holland, 1772. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

Conference: Exotic Anatomies: Stubbs, Banks & Cultures of Natural History (London, 9 Mar 15) 

CFP – Beyond the Coffee House: Masculinities and Social Spaces in the Long Eighteenth Century

CFP – Matter and Materiality in the Early Modern World, 12 June 2015, University of Cambridge:

Paper – ‘Entangled Objects? The Material Culture of Cross-Cultural Negotiations: Habsburg–Ottoman Diplomacy (1527–1648)‘ Wednesday 18th February 2015, Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, 5-6pm

Seminar – CRAASH Things That Matter, 1400-1900 Seminar Series: ‘Drinking Things‘, 11 February, 12:00-14:00, University of Cambridge:

Article – Faramerz Dabhoiwala on ‘The Secret History of Same-Sex Marriage‘

Article – ‘Teach or Perish‘  The Chronicle of Higher Education: