BLOG: Behördenkommunikation in Zeiten der Epidemie (Veronika Hyden-Hanscho; ÖAW IHB Habsburg-Blog)

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CFP: Eighteenth-Century Studies: Ukrainian and Global Perspectives

CALL FOR PAPERS

First Conference of the Ukrainian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies: “Eighteenth-Century Studies: Ukrainian and Global Perspectives”

Department of History, Ukrainian Catholic University,

23-24 June 2021

Keynote speakers:

Penelope Corfield, Emeritus Professor of History, Royal Holloway, University of London, President of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS)

Zenon Kohut, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Alberta

Key dates:

Call for papers: July 2020

Portrait of Place: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints of New Jersey, 1761–1898 Now Online at Morven Museum & Garden

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Atlantic World merchant vessel technology--anecdotal evidence

I am beginning a dissertation project with the working title "Merchant Ship Technology and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1600-1800."  Among other types of sources, I'm looking for anecdotal archival or published primary source material in which those engaged in the shipping business in this world--ship owners, masters, ship builders, state officials, merchants, and mariners--mention or discuss vessel technology in their correspondence, journals, logs, and other written documents.  I'm interested in their opinions, judgments, specifications, and instructions regarding design, rig,

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