Journals, Liverpool Interest, music, News

EVENT: New York Times Best-Selling Author Cass R. Sunstein in Conversation With Holly Tessler, Co-Editor of The Journal of Beatles Studies

EVENT: Why did the Beatles become a worldwide sensation? Liverpool University Press and the Institute of Popular Music present Cass R. Sunstein in conversation with Holly Tessler to discuss Cass’s recent Journal of Beatles Studies article Beatlemania: On informational cascades and spectacular success. Cass and Holly will be joined by Paul Abbott, co-host of The Big Beatles Sort Out podcast, for a ‘desert island discs’ of Beatles solo material. This event is FREE to attend no booking required. TUESDAY 06TH DECEMBER 2022, 4PM-6PM. THE RENDALL BUILDING, LECTURE THEATRE 8, University of Liverpool.

Journals, Liverpool Interest, music, News

Special Preview: The Journal of Beatles Studies (Volume 1, Issue 1)

Ahead of the inaugural issue of The Journal of Beatles Studies we bring you a special preview of its introduction, written by co-editors Holly Tessler and Paul Long, to offer a sneak peek of what’s to come in this issue and beyond.

Heritage and Landscape, History

The Staffordshire Hoard in ten objects: a selection by Chris Fern and Jenni Butterworth

Warrior Treasure: The Staffordshire Hoard in Anglo-Saxon England is an accessible account of the Staffordshire Hoard research project and its findings. It tells of the discovery of the Hoard, the fundraising campaign to save it for the nation, and the scientific methods used to study it. To celebrate the publication of this book, authors Chris … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

Oasts and Hop Kilns: An Image Selection by Patrick Grattan

Oasts and Hop Kilns: A History is the first comprehensive account of the 400-year history of hop drying buildings, oasts and hop kilns, unique to England. Pieced together from multiple sources, and richly illustrated, the charm of oasts and hop kilns on the countryside is captured in sketches, diagrams and photos. To celebrate the publication of … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

Lincoln’s Quaker Meeting House – combining ancient and modern

Quakers and their Meeting Houses is a highly illustrated and fascinating account of the architecture and historical development of the Quaker meeting house, from the foundation of the movement to the twenty-first century, drawing largely on examples from the UK. Author Chris Skidmore discusses an example of a Quaker Meeting House in Lincoln and the … Continue reading