CHORD Online Seminar on the History of Retailing and Distribution – SEMINAR

Date / time: 29 April, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

CHORD Online Seminar on the History of Retailing and Distribution - SEMINAR


The next seminar in the 2024 Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) on-line seminar programme will be taking place on Monday 29 April 2024 (UK times)

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The programme on 29 April is:

14.00 Seminar opens – welcome

14.05 – 14.35 Daniel Muñoz Navarro, University of Valencia, Spain, ‘A devil named fashion’: democratization of luxury and new retail circuits in early modern Valencia

14.40 – 15.10 Chris Aino Pihlak, University of Toronto, Canada, Trans Femininity: A Lucrative Category of Historical Analysis

15.10 – 15.20 Break

15.20 – 15.50 Lesley Taylor, Solent University, Southampton UK, Style Union: challenges for High Street menswear brands in 1990s Britain

15.55 – 16.25 Daniel Menning, Tübingen Universität, Germany and Jon Stobart, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, The geographies of buying: customer networks in Germany and England, c.1700-1760

Participation is free, but registration is required. If you would like to attend one or more seminars, please e-mail Laura Ugolini at: specifying which dates you would like to attend.

For further information, including programme and abstracts, as well as blogs drawn from the 2024 seminars, please see:


or e-mail Laura Ugolini at:


Image: detail of William P. Chappel, Fly Market, 1870s, The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps, and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954.