• Making Fields: Women in Publishing

    by Nicola Wilson, Claire Battershill, Sophie Heywood, Marrisa Joseph, Daniela La Penna, Helen Southworth, Alice Staveley and Elizabeth Willson Gordon […]

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The discovery of the farthingale sleeve

by Ninya Mikhaila The discovery of rare, or unknown items of historic dress is always exciting. It can also be challenging when the extant object offers evidence which contradicts previously held beliefs about people in the past. A farthingale sleeve…

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Lost Property at the British Museum

by Sarah Keenan It’s easy to get lost at the British Museum. The expansive central London building, set out over three floors and divided up into over 60 galleries, displays some 80,000 objects from all over the world. The British…

Scottish Diaspora Virtual Issue

Our Scottish Studies Scottish Diaspora Virtual Issue has just launched, and features almost 30 journal articles and book chapters from across our Scottish Studies lists, with introductions written by Beth Cowen from Glasgow University and Ersev Ersoy and Kristian Kerr…