The Universal Short Title Catalogue (USTC) →
An amazing resource: The Universal Short Title Catalogue (USTC) is a collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century. The project brings together data from established national bibliographical projects and new projects undertaken by the project team based in St Andrews, with partners in University College, Dublin....
Manuscripts Online: Written Culture 1000 to 1500
For anyone who may be interested in medieval history: I’m now managing this project (y’know, just for a break from early modern crime and stuff…). Manuscripts Online will enable users to search an enormous body of online primary resources relating to written and early printed culture in Britain during the period 1000 to 1500. A single search engine will enable users to...
Early Modern Dress and Textiles Research Network →
Aims to bring together scholars and practitioners working with early modern dress and textiles in different disciplines and settings to identify common areas of understanding and to develop new research tools; includes discussion list
The Warburg Institute →
The Warburg Institute is concerned mainly with cultural history, art history and history of ideas, especially in the Renaissance. It aims to promote and conduct research on the interaction of cultures, using verbal and visual materials.
Folger Institute-Folger Shakespeare Library →
Founded in 1970, the Folger Institute is a center for advanced study and research in the humanities, which is sponsored by the Folger Shakespeare Library and a consortium of 40 universities in the U.S. and abroad.
Centre for the Study of the Renaissance →
The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance is a large and broadly-based research community with a high international reputation.
Medieval and Early Modern Institute →
an interdisciplinary group of scholars at the University of Alberta, seeks to promote contact among different disciplines and theoretical approaches involved in the investigation and critical representation of the medieval and early modern world.
USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute →
The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI) supports advanced research and scholarship on human societies between 1450 and 1850.
Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, GWU →
GW MEMSI brings the study of early Europe within a global perspective to students (from undergraduate to doctoral), teachers and researchers, and an interested public.
Early Modern Exchanges →
The Centre for Early Modern Exchanges is dedicated to the study of the diverse cultural, historical, economic and social exchanges between England and Europe, European countries, the Old World and the New in the period 1450-1800.
Digiberichte.de aims to advance research on late medieval and early modern European travel accounts. This project provides digitized editions and research literature on approx. 375 different travels and pilgrimages through Europe in historical times. The bibliographical database allows quick reference for the travel accounts. Due
2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations →
The Cliopatria Awards recognize the best history writing in the blogosphere. There will be awards in eight categories: Best Group Blog Best Individual Blog Best New Blog Best Blog Post Best Series of Blog Posts Best Writer Best Twitter Feed Best Podcast Episode … (Nominations throughout November; judging during December)
Signs & Symbols: Decoding Mediaeval and... →
website for a Dunedin Public Libraries exhibition of a selection of mainly early modern illuminated manuscripts and printed books, including such themes as major biblical scenes, the Trinity, the symbols of the Evangelists and other saints, and imagery used to preface the individual sections in a Book of Hours.
The Correspondence of William of Orange 1549-1584 →
a survey of all the surviving correspondence associated with William of Orange, including letters, commissions, petitions, instructions and speeches; records key information on more than 12000 documents with scans of most of the documents.
Letters of Philip II, King of Spain, 1592 – 1597 →
174 letters (in Spanish with detailed English summaries) of Philip II, King of Spain, mainly to Don Diego de Orellana de Chaves, Royal Governor of Spain’s northern coast, date from the time of naval war against England and France, 1592 - 1597. (Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University)
The Medici Archive Project →
Includes database of transcribed and contextualized documents from the Medici Granducal Archival Collection (1537-1743): over 21,000 letters, 13,000 biographical entries, and 80,000 geographical and topographical tags, documenting the political, diplomatic, gastronomic, economic, artistic, scientific, military and medical culture of early modern Tuscany and Europe.
Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran (1796-1925) →
Explore the lives of women during the Qajar era (1796-1925) through a wide array of materials from private family holdings and participating institutions. Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran provides bilingual access to thousands of personal papers, manuscripts, photographs, publications, everyday objects, works of art and audio materials, making it a unique online resource for social and cultural...
It’s a renaissance that began around 2004, when feminist blogs were rare....– http://nymag.com/news/features/feminist-blogs-2011-11/ (via comixace)
Kennington Common, the Occupy Movement & the... →
jasonmkelly: The creation of Kennington Park more than a simple public works project. In fact, it was much more. It was one of many similar efforts in the name of improvement that radically altered the structure of working-class society and politics in Britain. It represents an instance in history when calls for the enhancement of public space functioned as a way to suppress popular dissent....