rhododendrons
BBC Radio 4 Analysis, ‘what’s the point of street protest?’
East London primary sources
The Cuckoo Cage at Womad 2022
MERL OSS lantern slide exhibition now online
Frow lecture at the WCML: trespass and enclosure
Histories of privacy
Pavements bibliography
review of Stevenage for Tribune
new: Dan Snow’s HistoryHit podcast on ‘enclosures’

thoughts in progress

2022
Feb
27

simple guide to using Edina Digimap Historic

edina digimap example

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1497971970222305285.html PDF link of the entire thread: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16UXkEU9Z1aWz-cWtl4N-cUDMKa_EsnVB/view?usp=sharing Edina Digimap is available to all subscribing libraries and universities. It’s most useful if you want to download already geo-referenced OS maps. For just viewing old OS maps, maps.nls.uk is the best place to

2021
Dec
5

OSS lantern slides – some initial data on land ownership

Here are some initial findings from summary data on the landownership of the sites represented in the Open Spaces Society lantern slides: https://images.oss.org.uk/ at the Museum of English Rural Life. * For more on the project and the slides, go to: https://historyofpublicspace.uk/my-oss-fellowship-at-merl-2021/exhibition-of-open-spaces-society-lantern-slides-held-at-the-merl/

2021
Nov
29

legislative definitions on what is and isn’t a public space have returned

Adam Wagner does his brilliant work again summarising the new covid emergency regulations on where masks have to be worn. The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) Regulations 2021, passed 29 November 2021 It’s like deja vu again, but about

2021
Nov
16

Architecture and Protest podcast by the Society of Architectural Historians GB

I’m talking on this new episode of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, ‘Architecture and Protest’. I’m discussing Chartists’ use of spaces and buildings for protest and political meetings: https://www.sahgb.org.uk/podcast/architecture-and-protest https://pod.link/1562980101/episode/1f5b0b2e216325dd3bb357af05503efa Adam Elliott-Cooper is a researcher based at the University