The CHORD (Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution) conference on: ‘Retailing and Distribution before 1600’
The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found at: http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/conf2016.htm
The programme includes:
Graham Barton, University of Gloucestershire: ‘UK Images of Roman Retailers’
Stuart Brookes, UCL Institute of Archaeology: ‘UK Reassessing the transport geography of early medieval England’
Luca Clerici, University of Padova, Italy & École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France: ‘Provisioning the marketplace: shoppers, hucksters, and direct sellers in early modern Italy (Vicenza, sixteenth century)’
Emilie Fiorucci, European University Institute, Italy: ‘Disciplining trade: the statutes of the Venetian mercers’ guild in the 16th century’
Zoe Hudson, University of Kent UK: ‘The Shopping Networks of Richard Stonley’
Una McIlvenna, University of Kent, UK: ‘The street singer of news in early modern Europe’
Eljas Oksanen, Portable Antiquities Scheme, British Museum, UK: ‘Medieval Markets and Fairs seen through the Portable Antiquities Scheme Data’
Mark Page, Victoria County History of Oxfordshire, UK: ‘Who were the shopkeepers of medieval England?
Bethany Pleydell, University of Bristol, UK: ‘A most necessary forreyne commodytie for the lande’: Spanish Leather Exports for an English Market, c.1554-1600′
Catherine Richardson, University of Kent, UK: ‘buy mee a close stoole at london’: domestic shopping between London and the provinces’
Martin Roberts, independent researcher and consultant on the Pewter Wreck project, UK: ‘The Overseas Trade of London’s Pewterers in the first half of the 16th Century – evidence from shipwrecks and the archives’
Tabitha Stanmore, University of Bristol / University of Exeter, UK: ‘ake it rain: cunning folk and the sale of magical services in England, 1350-1650’
Kate Kelsey Staples, West Virginia University, US: ‘Materiality and Meaning: Goods as Legal and Cultural Currency’
Philip Tromans, De Montfort University, UK: ‘Inside Elizabethan Bookshops’
Paul Williams, University of Exeter, UK: ‘Shop Fines in Early Tudor Exeter’
The conference will be held at the University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton City Campus.
The fee is £22.
For further information and to register, please see the conference web-pages, at: http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/conf2016.htm
Or contact Laura Ugolini, at: L.Ugolini@wlv.ac.uk
Information about CHORD events can also be found here: https://retailhistory.wordpress.com/