Healthy or Unhealthy Cities? Urban environments, cultures and economies of public and private health, 1600 to the present

  • Event date: 05/04/2018 – 06/04/2018
  • Venue: Keele University

Urban History Group Conference 2018   By their very nature towns and cities were and still are potentially unhealthy spaces, beset by problems of disease, pollution and inadequate housing. Yet cities have also been centres for reform and significantly improved ‘health’ provision: the great leaps forward in sanitation, environmental and industrial regulation, provision of hospitals and … Continued

How the Vote was Won: Women’s Suffrage, Devon and the Representation of the People Act 1918

  • Event date: 21/04/2018
  • Venue: University of Plymouth

Keynote Speaker: Professor June Hannam   A joint Conference with the University of Plymouth, commemorating 100 years of women’s vote in parliamentary elections and celebrating the active participation of the women of Devon. To view the programme please visit the conference website.   Those wishing to attend should book by 14th April 2018. A booking … Continued

Economic History Society Conference 2018

  • Event date: 04/05/2018 – 06/05/2018
  • Venue: Keele University

The 2018 the Annual Conference of the Economic History Society will be held at Keele University, Friday 6 – Sunday 8 April. The call for papers has now closed, but registration will be open until Friday 23 March 2018.

The conference will include the Tawney Lecture from Professor Şevket Pamuk  of Bogaziçi [Bosphorus] University on the subject of Uneven Centuries: Economic Development in Turkey since 1820.

Social History Society Conference 2018

  • Event date: 11/06/2018 – 13/06/2018
  • Venue: Keele University

The annual Social History Society Conference is the largest gathering of social and cultural historians in the UK.  Over more than four decades, our members have transformed historical research, inspired challenging work and explored the many ways in which our social worlds are made, imagined, shared and shattered.

The 2018 SHS conference, hosted by Keele University, will feature a plenary panel on History & Diversity, with panellists including Miranda Kaufmann, Meleisa Ono-George and Jonathan Saha, and a keynote lecture from Professor Keith Wrightson.

LSG Conference 2018: Oral History and Sound Heritage

  • Event date: 09/07/2018
  • Venue: University of Leicester

This year’s CILIP Local Studies conference focuses on oral history. Hosted by the University of Leicester Library, our conference is for anyone involved in oral history and sound collections, or who would like to work in this area in the future. The program is designed to help you keep up to date with best practice, … Continued