With great reluctance, because of continuing uncertainties about Covid-19, we have had to turn our Spring Conference 2022 into an online conference, and we are pleased to announce that registration for the three afternoon sessions – to be held on 4, 5, and 6 April – is now open.
Rural History Today Issue 42 is now available on the web site, with articles by Ken Worpole on a communal farm in the 1950s, Paul Brassley on the real agricultural revolution, Samuel Grinsell on Empire and the making of the Suez Canal, and Susanne Seymour on links between transatlantic slavery and rural Nottinghamshire. Read more...
On 16 February 2022, members of the N.W. Posthumus Research Network Societies in Context: Interactions between humans and rural-urban environments will organise the online colloquium The Impact of Climate and Weather on the Premodern Provision of Food and Water: New Historical Perspectives on Resilience and Vulnerability. Read more...
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