IHR@Manchester

IHR@Manchester

By Philip Carter On 25 June the Institute headed to the north-west for IHR@Manchester, a day research workshop for early career historians and History librarians. The day was jointly organised with the John Rylands Research Institute and held in the Historic Reading...
Still Going Places: Gender and Medieval Studies

Still Going Places: Gender and Medieval Studies

By Victoria Blud, Diane Heath and Einat Klafter, Editors of the collection ‘Gender in Medieval Spaces, Places and Thresholds’ available open access. As we were leaving the Cathedral after Evensong on a cold night in January 2017, a blizzard suddenly...
The market imperfections of business, shoppers and consumerism

The market imperfections of business, shoppers and consumerism

By Lawrence Black Much recent work on consumerism, from Frank Trentmann on things, to Bethany Moreton’s brilliant study of Walmart, through to Robert Miller’s anthropological work, has creatively and productively entangled shopping, politics, everyday life and the...
Open Access Week 2017: share and aware

Open Access Week 2017: share and aware

Researcher awareness and engagement with open access data and sharing is increasing, that is according to a 2017 State of Open Data Report published by Figshare this week. This does not come as a surprise to me and, as a publisher of open access research in a variety...