Chartism Day 2018

  • Event date: 09/06/2018 – 09/06/2018
  • Venue: IAS Common Ground, South Wing, UCL

On Saturday 9 June (10am-7pm), UCL will host this one-day conference on the Chartist movement (1838-1858) for workers’ rights and democracy. Programme 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 … Continued

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.

Negotiating Networks: new research on networks in social and economic history

  • Event date: 25/06/2018
  • Venue: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London, WC1E 7HU

This conference will bring together scholars working on networks in social and economic history, broadly defined, with a particular focus on those using Social Network Analysis (SNA) in their research. SNA has become increasingly popular as one of the key digital tools for historical research in recent years. We would like to encourage conversation and … Continued

AIDS Histories & Cultures Festival 2018

  • Event date: 01/07/2018 – 31/05/2018
  • Venue: London

How has AIDS been experienced, represented, and rememberd? With workshops, film screenings, talks, party nights, music, poetry, and performance, this Festival explores some of the histories and cultures of AIDS from the 1980s to the present day. The Festival takes place across London throughout July 2018 and is open to all – many events are … Continued

25th Annual Conference : Women’s Networks

  • Event date: 07/07/2018
  • Venue: Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN

Keynote Speakers:  Catriona Beaumont, June Hannam and Katherine Holden   On our 25th anniversary year we will be exploring the importance of networks in women’s lives over time and space, whether local, national or international. Networks can empower and support women as individuals as well as effecting political and social change. There will be a wide … Continued

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

From “Old Corruption” to the New Corruption? From “Old Corruption” to the New Corruption? Public Life and Public Service in Britain, c. 1780–1940

  • Event date: 24/01/2019 – 25/01/2019
  • Venue: Oxford Brookes University

The aim of the conference is to encourage a more integrated approach to the study and conceptualisation of political and administrative corruption during the period when Britain became a mass democracy and open up new historical perspectives through which we might better grasp the present. Keynote speakers: Professor Graham Brooks (University of West London) Professor Angus … Continued

Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea

  • Event date: 26/04/2019 – 27/04/2019
  • Venue: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

The conference seeks to shed fresh light on maritime history by placing animals centre stage. Papers are sought which uncover all aspects of animals’ involvements (and entanglements) with ships and their activities. For instance, what roles did animals play in famous maritime episodes? What were the experiences of animals on board ships, and to what … Continued