Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data

The Institute of Historical Research is part of an international consortium which has won funding to analyse parliamentary material in a new way – using the techniques of ‘big data’. ‘Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data’ is a two-year project funded in the UK by the AHRC. The records of three legislatures – the UK’s Hansard,… Continue reading Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data

Pick of the week: The Place of Hell – Topographies, Structures, Genealogies

SAS pick of the week. On the island of Crete, there are around 850 historical churches containing fresco programmes, at least ninety-three of which contain vivid depictions of Hell. Many of these Hell scenes occur within the traditional setting of the Last Judgement, but quite frequently the eternal torments of the damned were also depicted… Continue reading Pick of the week: The Place of Hell – Topographies, Structures, Genealogies