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Mary Magdalen’s many lives: A longitudinal analysis of women admitted to two English Magdalen homes between 1851 and 1881

26 May, 2022
by Moritz Kaiser (University of Edinburgh) This blog is based on a paper presented at the 2022 Economic History...

Germs and Governance: the past, present and future of hospital infection, prevention and control

25 May, 2022
by Marguerite Dupree (University of Glasgow)   This blog is based on the author’s co-edited volume (with Anne Marie Rafferty...
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The social-democratic road to maternity leave: revisiting the role of social groups in the development of Spanish family policies, 1900-36

17 May, 2022
by Guillem Verd Llabrés (University of Barcelona) New Researcher’s paper presented at the Economic History Society’s  annual conference, 2022,...

Postdoc economics/economic history (NUI Galway, 2 years)

17 May, 2022
This project investigates the finances of eighteenth-century theatre in London, focusing on the two major theatres, Covent Garden and...