Chasing the Eighteenth-Century Literary Coterie through the Archive

Betty A. Schellenberg, author of the Open Access Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture, examines the handwriting archive in the digital age.


Introducing the Journal of Chinese History

The study of Chinese history outside of China has grown remarkably since the 1960s and is certainly one of the liveliest fields of history today.…


Always something new from Anatolian Studies!

As a subscriber to Anatolian Studies for forty years, I am a loyal reader and very familiar with the academic literature and specialist studies about the antiquities of Turkey, but by any standards the 2016 volume of the journal must count as one of the best ever.


Urban Sights – Urban History’s latest multimedia special issue is now available

Matt Delmont, Guest Editor of ‘Urban Sights: Urban History and Visual Culture,’ introduces this latest multimedia special issue from Urban History.   Urban History is pleased to announce the publication of an online special issue ‘Urban Sights: Urban History and Visual Culture’.…


‘Are digital technologies making politics impossible?’ – inaugural Nine Dots prize offers $100,000 for the best response

Prize backed by leading international thinkers including Diane Coyle, Simon Goldhill, David Runciman and Saskia Sassen A new prize launched today (Friday 21 October 2016) is offering US$100,000 to whoever can best answer the question ‘Are digital technologies making politics impossible?’ The Nine Dots Prize is designed to promote and encourage innovative thinking to address problems facing the modern world.…


The creation of medieval papal history

Rosamond McKitterick, University of Cambridge, discusses her forthcoming article ‘The papacy and Byzantium in the seventh- and early eighth-century sections of the Liber pontificalis’, which will be published in Papers of the British School at Rome later this year.