• Penelope J. Corfield: activities, history essays, lectures, career, reviews, commentary & more.

DECEMBER STOP PRESS: STILL TENDING THE GARDEN AND WRITING.

CURRENT

Check here for PJC current activities, under headings of President of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (texts in English + French); Lectures on Offer; London University’s Long Eighteenth-Century Seminar; Living in Battersea; Career at a Glance; and list of All PJC Publications.

BRITISH HISTORY

Check here for British history essays by PJC, under headings of Eighteenth-Century Overviews; Social & Cultural History; Town Life; Electoral History; Radical Poets from the 1790s; the History of the Professions; and Religion & Irreligion.

GLOBAL THEMES

Check here for PJC essays on global themes, under headings of Urban History through Time; Eighteenth-Century European History Overviews; Gender History (including women; men; sexuality; personhood); ‘Racial’ Classifications as Pseudo-Science; Climate Change; and the International Sphere.

TIME and HISTORY

Check here for PJC essays on Time & History, under headings of Time & the Shape of History; Rethinking Historical Periodisation; Dimensions of the Long Term; and Returning to Big History.

HISTORY-MAKING

Check here for PJC essays on History-Making, under headings of Why History Matters; the History of History; reflections on Fellow Historians; and the Arts of Academic Assessment.

PJC REVIEWS

Check here for PJC short reviews, under headings of Book Reviews; Theatre Reviews; Civic/Political Commentaries; and Personal Portraits of Corfield/Hill family members.