Monday, 16 April 2018

Chartism Day 2018: programme and registration

This year’s Chartism Day conference takes place at University College London on Saturday 9 June 2018, with speakers covering a wide range of topics, from the place of song in Chartism to the role played by the Polish émigré Bartłomiej Beniowski in the early days of the movement.

The day is open to all, with a fee of £10 to include tea/coffee breaks and lunch. But you will need to REGISTER HERE.

Here’s what’s happening…

Venue: Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) – Common Ground, South Wing
University College London - Gower Street - London WC1E 6BT

10-10.45: Rhian E. Jones, “The Rebecca Riots: Gender, Culture and Popular Protest in Early Victorian Wales”
10.45-11.30: Emma Harris, “Bartłomiej Beniowski, the London Polish émigrés and the early Chartist movement”
11.30-11.45: Break
11.45-12.30: Peter Cox, “Transcribing the Land Company share register”

12.30-13.30: Lunch

13.30-14.15 : David Kennerley, “Strikes and singing classes: The politics of sound in 1842 and after”
14.15-15.00: Mike Sanders, “Redemption Songs: From Charter to Rasta”
15.00-15.15: Break
15.15-16.00: Alison Denham, “A whirlwind of ideas in 1840s London”
16.00-16.45: Jacob Dengate, “From Euphoria to dismay: a closer look at Chartist responses to the Revolutions of 1848”

17.45: Meet at Kennington tube station
 David Goodway on 10 April 1848
 Richard Galpin on the Kennington Chartist Project
 Steve I. Martin on Black involvement in working-class movements in London and in Chartism
19.00: Drinks

Fees: £10, including tea/coffee breaks and lunch.

Don’t forget to register here.

Read about Chartism Day 2017
Read about Chartism Day 2016

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