Monthly Archives: August 2013

Trip Report: Mad Dogs and Englishness Conference, St Mary’s University College, Strawberry Hill, London, 20-12 June 2013.

A few weeks ago I had an email from Dr Richard Mills asking me if I’d contribute a paper on Ray Davies to Mad Dogs and Englishness: Popular Music and English Identities.  I said, ‘Yes,’ because I have written a … Continue reading

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First title in Winchester University Press series on Veterinary History!!

This shot was taken at the Winchester University Press book launch for the first publication in the series I’m editor for called ‘New Perspectives in Veterinary History. The book is called ‘Punching above their weight:  The British Veterinary Association 1882 … Continue reading

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Louise Curth takes medical history into the community

This picture is from Sunrise Retirement Homes in Winchester where I gave a paper on the history of medicine in late July. This ran from the earliest stages of disease, which we currently believe was linked to the domestication of … Continue reading

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Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology: Autumn day conference – Crime and Punishment in 18th- and 19th-Century Wessex

Crime and Punishment in 18th- and 19th-Century Wessex   Saturday 21 September 2013 University of Winchester, West Downs Campus, Romsey Road, Winchester 10.15: Clive Emsley: The Birth of the Bobby 11.15: Coffee 11.30: Russ Foster: Policing in Hampshire c.1815-56  12.20: … Continue reading

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Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology – program of events for 2013/14

                  Seminar Programme 2013-14 Thursdays 5.30pm, admission free Saturday 21 Sept Autumn Day Conference Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Wessex. West Downs Campus, University of Winchester. Contact Simon.Sandall@winchester.ac.uk for details. … Continue reading

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