Sarah Comyn, who gave an excellent paper on mechanics’ institutes in the colony of Victoria as part of a panel of presenters from the SouthHem project at ‘Institutions as Networks’, has written an illuminating breakdown of the workshop’s discussions, which can be seen on the SouthHem project site.
(Many thanks to Susan Bennett (William Shipley Group for Royal Society of Arts History) for allowing us to publish the wide-ranging talk that she gave on the RSA’s eighteenth- and nineteenth-century connections at the ‘Institutions as Networks’ workshop.) ‘Little more…than of a Society in the moon’: Publicising the work of Read More
(Many thanks to Julian Pooley (University of Leicester) for this fascinating account of the paper that he gave in the opening session of the ‘Institutions as Networks’ workshop: ‘”Dry, thorny and barbarous paths?”: The Nicholses, their Press and the Society of Antiquaries, 1777-1873’.) I’m preparing an analytical guide to the Read More
(Many thanks to Crystal Lake (Wright State University) for sending us a post that reflects on ‘Institutions as Networks’ workshop as a whole while also setting out the thesis of the fascinating talk that she gave with Kristen Schuster (King’s College London).) At one point deep into the second day Read More