Recycling and upcycling waste in the late medieval urban economy

Recycling and upcycling waste in the late medieval urban economy

By James Davis, Catherine Casson and John Lee Environment & History, essay no. 2 In the second part of our ‘Environment & History’ series, historians James Davis, Catherine Casson and John Lee share their research on the re-circulation of waste and...
New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

Ibstock, by Pamela J. Fisher     The latest Short from the Leicestershire series of the Victoria County History (VCH) has just been published by the University of London Press. Ibstock, written by Pamela Fisher, is the third VCH Short from the Leicestershire...
Environment & History: IHR blog series, February-April 2021

Environment & History: IHR blog series, February-April 2021

  By Sarah Johanesen   Over the coming months on the IHR blog, ‘On History’, we’ll be carrying a special series of posts on the theme of ‘Environment & History’. Some of this content will be commissioned from historians prominent in this...
Diversity and Inequality in the Library

Diversity and Inequality in the Library

By Matt Shaw and Michael Townsend There aren’t many awards for libraries, but if there were, a case for a speech similar to that made by Joachim Phoenix at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards could be made. For his best actor speech,...