The CHORD (Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution) workshop on:‘ Retailing, Architecture and Material Culture: Historical Perspectives’will take place at the University of Wolverhampton, UK
22 May 2018.
The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found here: https://retailhistory.wordpress.com/2018/03/15/architecture/
The programme includes:
- Katalin Medvedev, The University of Georgia, USA: The Transformation of Budapest Fashion Retail Scene from 1867-to World War II
- Lynn Pearson, independent scholar, UK: English Co-op Store Architecture, 1844 to 1914: Design by Committee?
- Briana Oliver, independent scholar, UK: Selling Sex in the Burlington Arcade
- Simon Briercliffe, Black Country Living Museum, UK: Forging Ahead: recreating a post-war Black Country high street at the Black Country Living Museum
- Andrew Taylor, Nottingham Trent University, UK: New Dootsteps, Old Ground: Post-industrial Warehouse Use in Liverpool
- Phil Lyon, Umea University, Sweden and Dave Kinney, http://www.dkimaging.co.uk, UK: Repurposing Retail Premises: The Life and Times of 54-56 Fossgate, York
- Myriam Couturier, Ryerson University, Canada: Dignity and Utility”: Dusty Rose, Glass Blocks and the Fashion Retail Space of the 1930s and 40s
- Regina Lee Blaszczyk, University of Leeds, UK: Fashioning Commercial Modernity: American Merchandisers and their Workspaces in Europe, 1870s-1940s
The workshop will take place in room Room MH108-9, Mary Seacole (MH) Building, City Campus, University of Wolverhampton.
The fee is £20For further information and to register, please see the workshop web-pages, at: https://retailhistory.wordpress.com/2018/03/15/architecture/
Or contact Laura Ugolini, at: L.Ugolini@wlv.ac.uk
Information about CHORD events can also be found here: https://www.wlv.ac.uk/chord