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

  • 26 October 2017: James Brown, Invited Lecture: ‘Intoxicants and Early Modernity’, Royal Holloway Student History Society (Royal Holloway, London)
  • October 2017: Phil Withington, Invited Seminar Paper: ‘Where Was the Coffee in Early Modern England?’, Early Modern Seminar Series (UEA, Norwich)
  • 27 September 2017: James Brown, Invited Talk: ‘A Toast to Cromwellian Alehouses: Drink and Drinking in the 1650s’, Annual Fundraiser of the Cromwell Museum (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)
  • 16 September 2017: James Brown, Paper: ‘Alehouse Licensing in Early Modern England: Some New Evidence from Chester, Manchester, and Norwich’, Connections in Commerce and Consumption: Production, Distribution and Consumption in Britain and Europe, 1500-1800 (Conference, University of Sheffield)
  • 30 August 2017: James Brown, Invited Lecture: ‘Landscapes of Drink in Early Modern England’, IECHA Food and Drink Summer University (Tours)

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2017

  • 5 June 2017: James Brown, Invited Paper: ‘The Shaming of Ann Savage: Intoxicants, Gender, and the Church Courts in Early Modern England’, Mini-Colloquium on the Intoxicants and Early Modernity Project, Tudor and Stuart History (IHR Seminar, Senate House)
  • 5 June 2017: Angela McShane, Invited Paper: ‘Rituals, Routine, and Materiality: Drinking ‘Too Much’ and ‘Just Enough’ in Early Modern England’, Mini-Colloquium on the Intoxicants and Early Modernity Project, Tudor and Stuart History (IHR Seminar, Senate House)
  • 5 June 2017: Phil Withington, Invited Paper: ‘Where Was the Coffee in Early Modern England?’, Mini-Colloquium on the Intoxicants and Early Modernity Project, Tudor and Stuart History (IHR Seminar, Senate House)
  • 11 May 2017: James Brown & Tim Wales, Invited Paper: ‘Shamefully Disordered with Excessive Drinking: Clerical Intoxication in Early Modern England’, Society, Culture, and Belief, 1500-1800 (IHR Seminar, Senate House)
  • 8 May 2017: James Brown & Tim Wales, Invited Paper: ‘Shamefully Disordered with Excessive Drinking: Clerical Intoxication in Early Modern England’, Grenoside and District Local History Group (Sheffield)
  • 1 April 2017: Phil Withington, Paper: ‘Where Was the Coffee in Early Modern England?’, Economic History Society Annual Conference (Conference, Royal Holloway)
  • 1 April 2017: Tim Wales, Paper: ‘The Economy of Drink in a Small English Town’, Economic History Society Annual Conference (Conference, Royal Holloway)
  • 1 April 2017: James Brown, Paper: ‘Alehouse Licensing in Early Modern England Reconsidered’, Economic History Society Annual Conference (Conference, Royal Holloway)

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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)