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@MrsAlghrani @Lucy_E_Williams @jessamycarlson @ourcriminalpast this is research by our brilliant PhD student @Billie_Gina who collaborated with archivists & researchers @CentralLibrary_ on exhibition on April Ashley Archive

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Also from @BloomsburyHist : Mary Gibson’s (JohnJayCollege) “Italian Prisons in the Age of Positivism”

#Positivism #socialHistory #Prison #Crime #Liberlaism


What can 1,895 petitions to the county magistrates tell us about life and the state in 17th-century England? I don't know yet, but now we have the data to find out!

Read more about the #PowerOfPetitioning in our new post:

Fascinating discussion of nineteenth-century prisons and rehabilitation, first from @helenrogers19c on local prisons and a voluntary prison visitor, and second @ourcriminalpast on experiencing the penal servitude and licensing

Our huge congratulations to this year's overall winner Katherine Murray, whose #SciArt 'Living with Vernon' sheds light on the lives of people with mental illness

On my way now! Looking with to session with @helenrogers19c tomorrow. #prisonhist2019 @kirmet92 @UniOfHull

Just a few more days until #prisonshist conference at Keble College, Oxford on 15 & 16 July! All welcome. Here’s a badly framed photo of the plans for the “great drains” at Cold Bath Fields house of correction (1794) for your enjoyment!