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by Dr Hannah Newton [i] My favourite thing about being a historian is reading other people’s diaries. I began to realise this at the tender age of eight, when our teacher asked us to write a series of diary entries … Continue reading
by Dr Rebecca Rist Whan that Averylle with his shoures soote The droughte of March hath perced to the roote, … Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrymages When in April the sweet showers fall, And pierce the drought of … Continue reading
We are delighted to issue a call for papers for Reading University’s biennial Early Modern Studies Conference, ‘Complaints and Grievances, 1500-1750’ (10th-11th July 2017). There will be three strands running through the conference: medical grievances literary complaints political/religious grievances The keynote … Continue reading
We are very pleased to announce that Dr Hannah Newton has been awarded Wellcome Trust funding for her new research project ‘Sensing Sickness in Early Modern England, 1580-1720’. Below Hannah tells us more about this exciting project and what it … Continue reading
Dr Hannah Newton has been awarded the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) 2015 Book Prize. The Prize is granted to the best medical history monograph published in the last two years, on any aspect or … Continue reading