Monthly Archives: May 2016

RHS Lecture Recording: ‘Better off dead than disfigured’? The challenges of facial injury in the premodern past’

A recording of Trish Skinner’s lecture to the Royal Historical Society,  ‘Better off dead than disfigured’? The challenges of facial injury in the premodern past (May 2015) is now available on the RHS website. The recording is part of a … Continue reading

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Conflict, Reconstruction and Memory Workshop, Swansea

This week at Swansea University, a workshop very germane to the interests of the Effaced community, contact Chris Millington (c.d.millington@swansea.ac.uk) if you’d like to attend: Swansea CRAM – Cardiff Workshop, Wednesday 18th May 2016 Location: Room B02/03 James Callaghan Building   12pm … Continue reading

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CFP: “First Impressions”: Faces, Clothes, and Bodies 1600-1800′. Deadline 29/08/16

Readers might be interested in the following call for papers from the University of York’s Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies: “First Impressions”: Faces, clothes, and bodies, 1600-1800 (Thursday 10 November 2016). This one-day interdisciplinary symposium takes ‘first impressions’ as a starting point … Continue reading

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Creating Face Equality in Education, 9 May 2016

Colleagues at Changing Faces are looking forward to tomorrow’s annual reception for the charity, this year themed around Creating Face Equality in Education. See Jane Frances’ comments in The Guardian article on the work Changing Faces does with schools. Trish will … Continue reading

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