Graduate Research Symposium: Programme

Wednesday 6 December 2017, 2.15 -5pm

Room 101, 30 Russell Square


2.15pm: Tea and coffee

2.30pm: Conveners’ Welcome


Panel One: Premodern Identity and Commerce

Chair: Dr. Rebecca Darley


Chris Budleigh


‘Provisioning Constantinople: The Grain Trade in the 12th Century.’




Rebekka Valcke ‘A Preliminary Discussion of Ceramic Studies and its Use in Identity Studies: A Pompeian Case Study.’


3.05 – 3.20pm Questions


— Tea and coffee break —


Panel Two: Accommodation and Resistance

Chair: Dr Carmen Mangion


Nick Evans ‘Influential or irrelevant? The inspection work of the Local Government Board Medical Department in 1870s England.’

[MANGION and VARGA (Exeter)]



Michael Barram ‘The London dock strike of March 1945.’




Jennie Sejr Junghans ‘From nature to nurture? Medical notions on children’s mental health in Denmark and England c. 1900-1950.’




Caitlin Cunningham ‘Law, Medicine, and Testimony: Rape and Attempted Rape in California, 1849-1872’


4.30 – 4.50pm Questions



4.50pm: Conveners’ Closing Remarks


After the symposium, we will be going to ‘The Friend in Hand’ at 2 – 4 Herbrand Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HX [next to Russell Square UG]. Please join


Convenors: Caitlin Cunningham and Sean Newman

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