In addition to our own events, we’ll share our goals and findings at a wide range of external forums. Papers, presentations, and outreach engagements will be listed here. If you’d like us to contribute to your event or programme, do Contact Us or get in touch via Twitter.

Exploring the eighteenth-century gin craze with Year 12 students at a University of Sheffield open day.

Forthcoming

  • 30 September 2016: James Brown & Tim Wales, Paper: ‘Intoxicants and Early Modernity: Introducing a Database of Alcohol, Nicotine, Caffeine, and Opium in England, 1580-1740’, Intoxication, Discourse, and Practice (Workshop, University of Sheffield)
  • 30 September 2016: Angela McShane, Paper: ‘Through the Venice Glass: Performative Materialities in Early Modern England’, Intoxication, Discourse, and Practice (Workshop, University of Sheffield)
  • 10 October 2016: James Brown, Paper: ‘Licensing and Alcohol: The Long View’, Intoxicants and Politics: Past and Present (Conference and Musical Reception, Palace of Westminster)
  • 10 October 2016: Angela McShane, Paper: ‘Party Like It’s 1679! Drink, Song, and the Creation of Party Politics’, Intoxicants and Politics: Past and Present (Conference and Musical Reception, Palace of Westminster)

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2013

  • 22 November 2013: Angela McShane, Talk: ‘Driving the V&A to Drink’ (Invited Undergraduate Lecture, History and Material Culture, University of Manchester)
  • 21 November 2013: James Brown & Angela McShane, Paper: ‘Intoxicants and Early Modernity: An Ontological Cocktail’ (History Department Research Seminar, University of Manchester)
  • 29 October 2013: Phil Withington, Talk: ‘Intoxication and Madness’ (The Poetry of Madness)
  • 19 October 2013: Phil Withington, Discussant: ‘What is Addiction?’ (Battle of Ideas, Barbican, London)