PRE-MODERN TOWNS CONFERENCE 2020
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Main Building, Rooms MAL 122 and MAL 123, Birkbeck College WC1E 7HX
MATERIAL CULTURE AND THE PRE-MODERN TOWN
10.30-11.45am Michael Potterton (Maynooth University): ‘Pottery in medieval Dublin and its region, c.1150-1300’.
Elizabeth New (Aberystwyth University): ‘Seals and the City’.
11.45-1.00pm Catherine Clarke (Institute of Historical Research, London): ‘Materiality and its limits: urban environment and spatial practices in medieval Swansea’.
2.00-3.15pm 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’
3.30-4.30pm 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 (£15 for registered students and the unwaged), to include lunch of sandwiches and fruit. It is essential to book in advance (space is limited), by returning the registration form by 16 January 2020.