Text and the message: Russia's early 'information age'

25 Sep 2013

It may be a modern term, but information technology is as old as civilisation itself, and its impact on past societies was often just as profound. An ambitious project is tracing how such innovations created a complex graphic environment in Russia, during an earlier information age.

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Black, white and red all over

29 Apr 2013

The latest research into the emergence of printmaking technology in early modern Europe is challenging accepted thinking about the development of colour printing. A seminar at CRASSH will reappraise these assumptions in the light of new archival evidence.

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Plastic electronics

The next generation of plastic electronics

15 Jan 2013

A new generation of cheap lightweight plastic electronic technology that does not require silicon, but which is optically transparent and can be coated onto everyday objects, would transform our world.

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