Migration to the margin: a four-nation approach to race, immigration, and diversity in the UK

  • Event date: 25/04/2019 – 26/04/2019
  • Venue: Queen's University Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 30/11/2018

Keynote speaker Professor Anoop Nayak, School of Geography, Politics & Sociology, Newcastle University   Debates about immigration and racial diversity are highly salient in the UK today. In an increasingly globalised world, and with the foreign-born population higher than ever before, it is vital that we research the experiences, contributions, and identities of immigrants and … Continued

Labour in History and Economics: Migration, Markets, and the Work Environment

  • Event date: 22/04/2019 – 23/04/2019
  • Venue: University of Oxford- venue TC
  • CFP Deadline: 30/11/2018

The transformation of work and concepts of labour, the movement of workers within and between countries,and changes in how people obtain work are significant trends in many contemporary economies. While they may appear to be new developments, these processes have historical roots and precedents. With the increasing use of historical data in economics and the … Continued

Kings and Queens 8. Resilio ergo Regno: Resilience, Continuity and Recovery at Royal Courts

  • Event date: 24/06/2019 – 27/06/2019
  • Venue: University of Catania, Department of Educational Science, Catania, Sicily
  • CFP Deadline: 30/12/2018

The Royal Studies Network will hold its next conference, on the theme Resilio ergo Regno: Resilience, Continuity and Recovery at Royal Courts at the University of Catania, Department of Educational Science, Catania 24-27 June 2019. The Royal Studies Network will hold its next conference, on the theme Resilio ergo Regno: Resilience, Continuity and Recovery at Royal … Continued

New Directions in Irish History Conference

  • Event date: 22/02/2019 – 23/02/2019
  • Venue: Teeside University
  • CFP Deadline: 04/01/2019

The Decade of Commemorations has brought about an unprecedented flowering of research in Irish history. The purpose of this conference is to pose the question: where next? This conference will incorporate papers exhibiting fresh theoretical perspectives and innovative methodologies encompassing papers on a wide range of themes and subject-matter from early-career researchers.   The conference … Continued

Disease & Ease, 1500-1800

  • Event date: 03/07/2019 – 04/07/2019
  • Venue: University of Reading
  • CFP Deadline: 01/02/2019

‘O how sweet is rest and ease after Sickness and pain!’, exclaimed the Lancashire minister and medical practitioner James Clegg (1679–1755) when he found himself ‘much better’ from a month-long ague. This 2-day conference asks what exactly illness and health felt like for early modern patients such as Clegg. We invite 20-minute papers on the … Continued

Retailing and Community: The Social Dimensions of Commerce in Historical Perspective

  • Event date: 09/05/2019
  • Venue: University of Wolverhampton
  • CFP Deadline: 15/02/2019

The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) ­invites submissions for a workshop that aims to explore the social, activist and communal aspects of retail from a historical perspective. Papers focusing on any historical period, geographical area or topic are welcome. We invite both experienced and new speakers, including speakers without an institutional … 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