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

Economic History Society Conference 2019

  • Event date: 05/04/2019 – 07/04/2019
  • Venue: Queen's University, Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 03/09/2018

The annual conference of the Economic History Society will be held at Queen’s University, Belfast in 2019. The conference committee welcome proposals on all aspects of economic and social history, covering a wide range of periods and countries. They are particularly keen for proposals that are of an interdisciplinary nature. You can find more information and … Continued

Old Crocks and Dodgy Car Salesmen: Interpreting Cheshire’s Vehicle Registrations, 1904-07

  • Event date: 24/04/2019
  • Venue: Liverpool Central Library

A Talk by Dr Craig Horner (Manchester Metropolitan University) for the Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. Motor Vehicle Registrations for Cheshire up to the First World War are being transcribed, and the first volume (1904–07) will be published by the Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (RSLC) this year. Additional geneaological work has added … 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

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

  • Event date: 09/05/2019
  • Venue: University of Wolverhampton

The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) will be hosting a workshop at the University of Wolverhampton to explore the social, activist and communal aspects of retail from a historical perspective. The call for papers has now closed and the full programme will be announced soon, but topics covered are likely to … Continued