New Frontiers in American Slave Revolts

This post has kindly been written for us by Kathryn Olivarius, Past & Present Fellow. No champion of American slavery had a larger pulpit or did more articulate and forward proslavery ideology than Senator John C. Calhoun, the former Vice-President and darling of...

The Thought that Counts

This post has kindly been written for us by Benedict G. E. Wiedemann MA (UCL), Thornley Fellow, IHR. ‘A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer’ Seneca the Younger When is a gift not a gift? Simple. When either...

Low Countries Fellow in IHR Library

Welcome to the inaugural blog post in a series promoting the Low Countries collection in the IHR Library. My name is Stijn van Rossem and I took up a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in March. In the months to come, I will explore and promote the remarkable holdings...