Monday, 21 January 2013

Chartism Day 2013: provisional programme kicks off by "telling the people's story

More details of Chartism Day 2013 are now available. Many thanks to Professor Malcolm Chase for these.

The event takes place in Sheffield on 28 and 29 June 2013.

Friday 28 June
Public lecture  at the Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University.
Paul Pickering (Australia National University): “Telling the people’s story: writing, representing and selling the past in the age of affective history”

Saturday 29 June
St Mary’s Church on Bramall Lane
Provisional programme:
  • Martin Hewitt (Huddersfield University), “Chartism and the Taxes on Knowledge Campaign”
  • Robert G Hall (Ball State University), “Bookstores for the Millions: The Politics of Reading and Chartism, 1838-1848”
  • David Goodway, “Julian Harney’s Late Journalism: The Newcastle Weekly Chronicle column, 1890-97”
  • Jenny Cadwallender (Manchester University), “’Amidst Tears, Cheers and Execrations’: Domesticity and the Politics of Chartist Women”
  • Timothy Keane, “Ireland and Irish Nationalism in Chartism”
  • Philip Lockley, “Chartism and Millenarianism”
  • Steve Poole, “Rural Chartism in the West”
  • Katrina Navickas, “What next for Chartist Studies”
More details to follow nearer the time.

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