The Cambridge Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) has convened an interdisciplinary research seminar entitled “Things: Material Cultures 1500 – 1900. The brief of the research group is here: With the dawning of modernity came the age of ‘stuff.’ Public production, collection, display and consumptionContinue Reading

Chris Rumford and Alistair Brisbourne, Royal Holloway, University of London We would like to draw your attention to a new research project entitled ‘Global Things’. In outline, the project seeks to identify a number of ‘global things’ and explore what makes them global, what this can tell us about theContinue Reading