Conference 2020

MATERIAL CULTURE AND THE PRE-MODERN TOWN


Saturday, 25 January 2020
Main Building, Rooms MAL 122 and MAL 123, Birkbeck College WC1E 7HX

10.00-10.30 Registration

10.30-11.45

Michael Potterton (Maynooth University)

‘Pottery in medieval Dublin and its region, c.1150-1300’.

Elizabeth New (Aberystwyth University)

‘Seals and the City’.

11.45-1.00

Catherine Clarke (Institute of Historical Research, London)

‘Materiality and its limits: urban environment and spatial practices in medieval Swansea’.

1.00-2.00 LUNCH

2.00-3.15

Joe Harley (University of Derby)

‘Consumer behaviour and material lives of the poor in the town and country: a comparison, c.1670-1834’.

Matthew Jenkins (University of York) and Charlotte Newman (English Heritage)

'London in Pieces: Building Biographies in Georgian London’

3.15-3.30 BREAK

3.30-4.30

Adrian Green (Durham University)

‘Developments in Architecture in English Towns in Britain and North America in the Seventeenth Century’.

There is a registration fee of £25.00 (£15.00 for registered students and the unwaged), to include lunch of sandwiches and fruit. It is essential to book in advance, by returning the registration slip by 16 January 2020.

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