‘Working-Class Studies Beyond the Heartlands’

  • Event date: 03/09/2019 – 06/09/2019
  • Venue: University of Kent, Canterbury
  • CFP Deadline: 25/03/2019

Working-Class Studies Association Conference 2019   With a growing awareness of class-based inequality, Brexit and a new willingness to discuss working class issues we are pleased to announce the next conference of the Working-Class Studies Association will be held in the UK in September 2019. In its fifteen year history this will be the first … Continued

Civility and Incivility in Early Modern Britain, 1500-1700

  • Event date: 28/06/2019
  • Venue: Oriel College, Oxford
  • CFP Deadline: 01/04/2019

Recent years have seen an increased scholarly interest in early modern ideas about civility. Although often associated with urbanity, gentility, or refinement, this conference will explore ideas of civility more broadly, asking how the limits of acceptable behaviour and discourse were defined, enforced, and negotiated in early modern Britain. The meaning of civility in post-Reformation … Continued

Urban History Group Conference 2019 – Voices of the City: People, Identity and Place 1600 to the present

  • Event date: 04/04/2019 – 05/04/2019
  • Venue: Queens University, Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 19/10/2019

The 2019 conference explores who can ‘speak’ and who has ‘spoken’ in, about or on behalf of the city from 1600 until the present. Planners, governors, powerful interest groups and a host of established elites have often loudly declaimed their right to shape both the form and the experience of the city. However, other groups … Continued