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
2.35pm

 

Chris Budleigh

 

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

[DARLEY]

2.30pm

 

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

[BAIRD]

3.05 – 3.20pm Questions

 

— Tea and coffee break —

 

Panel Two: Accommodation and Resistance

Chair: Dr Carmen Mangion
3.30pm

 

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

[MANGION and VARGA (Exeter)]

3.45pm

 

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

[WHITE]

4pm

 

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

[BOURKE]

4.15pm

 

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

[BOURKE]

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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