The University of Derby will be hosting its 11th annual Public History Conference on Wednesday 9 May. The conference showcases undergraduate research. This year the conference theme is ‘State and Society’ to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Karl Marx.
The conference will cover a variety of themes exploring the interconnections between state and society. Papers include: ‘The Two Deaths of Karl Marx’, ‘The Blueprints for Beijing: Societal Constructs and State Rule in 1950s China’, ‘Blair Mountain: Rebellion in 1920s America’ and ‘From rent-book to mortgage: Building the property-owning democracy in 1980s Britain’.
A full programme and a booking form for the conference, which is free to attend, can be found using the following link: https://www.derby.ac.uk/newsevents/events/calendar/public-history-conference-2018-state-and-society.php