Smiling in the Age of Coronavirus

Smiling in the Age of Coronavirus

Colin Jones, author of The Smile Revolution in eighteenth-century Paris (Oxford University Press, 2014) and former President of the Royal Historical Society considers the long history of smiling, and asks what the future might hold for this most expressive of gestures...
Tracing Digitized Lives – Convicts and Old Age

Tracing Digitized Lives – Convicts and Old Age

Interest in crime history, amongst academics and the public, has increased with the development of digital repositories and large-scale projects such as The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Online, Digital Panopticon and Convict Voyages. In this post for the RHS blog,...