Wednesday, 14 April 2010

History Lab North West - Postgraduate Workshop, Weds 2 June 2010

We're really pleased to announce that History Lab North West will be holding a one day postgrad workshop on Weds 2 June 2010 at Manchester Metropolitan University.  To whet your appetite, here's the provisional programme: 

11.00am: Registration
11:20am: Welcome

11.30am Session 1: Female Experiences
Jenny Hillman (University of York) ‘Penitent Magdalenes’: Conversion and the Cabinet in seventeenth-century Paris.

Andrea Livesey (University of Liverpool) 'Sexual Interference by the Antebellum Southern Slave owner as told by Ex-Slaves in the 1930s.'
12:30pm: Lunch (please provide your own lunch)
1:30pm Session 2: Representation
Becky Williams (University of Liverpool) “Saints Alive!” Graffiti and Devotion in late medieval Europe.
Rebecca Conway (University of Manchester)‘Modern England is Rapidly BlackpoolingItself’: J.B. Priestley, Blackpooland Englishness.

Simon Williams (University of Liverpool) The Reception of a Medieval Text: Interpreting the Manuscripts of Liudprandof Cremona’s Antapodosis.
3pm: Coffee

3:30pm Session 3: Policy and Reform

Mark Seddon (University of Sheffield) State-Private Networks and the Origin of British Cold War Policy, 1941-1948.
Nick Foggo (University of Liverpool) Why was social reform in Liverpool so long in the coming?
4:30pm Simon Lambe (History Lab Chair) The Postgraduate Experience
All welcome!  For more information, please contact Carly Deering or Christina Brindley at or join our facebook group.
History Lab North West is a regional affiliate of History Lab, the network for postgraduate and early career historians, and is supported by the Institute of Historical Research.

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