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:
11.30am 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.