Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages

Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages (York Islamic Art Circle)
 
with Dr Rory Naismith (Kings College, London), on Tuesday 29th May 2018, from 6:30pm-8pm, at The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Abstract: One of the most

CFP - "The Architecture of Commercial Networks 1500–1900," session at SAH (St. Paul, 18-22 Apr 2018)

From: Alex Bremner <alex.bremner@ed.ac.uk>
Date: May 19, 2017
Subject: CFP: Session at SAH (St. Paul, 18-22 Apr 18)

International Conference Society of Architectural Historians, Saint
Paul, Minnesota, April 18 - 22, 2018
Deadline: Jun 15, 2017

The Architecture of Commercial Networks 1500–1900

Improvements in communications and transport technology during the
early modern period enabled new forms of global connectedness.

ANN: The East India Company: Rise To Demise (Digital Resource)

Newly digitised archive reveals the colourful history of the East India Company
and the challenges of a globalising world


(Marlborough, UK – 17th January 2017) From its trade origins in the East and rise to become the world’s most powerful company and de facto ruler of India, to its demise amongst allegations of greed and corruption, the latest online collection from Adam Matthew reveals the East India Company’s rich history through archival material sourced exclusively from the British Library, London.

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