On Saturday 9 June (10am-7pm), UCL will host this one-day conference on the Chartist movement (1838-1858) for workers’ rights and democracy.
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”
11.45-12.30: Peter Cox, “Transcribing the Land Company share register”
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”
15.15-16.00: 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
Fees: £10 registration fee, including tea and coffee breaks and lunch.
Organisers: Joan Allen, Richard Allen, Malcolm Chase and Fabrice Bensimon
Contact: Fabrice Bensimon, firstname.lastname@example.org