Retailing and Distribution in the Seventeenth Century

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Date / time: 7 September, All day

University of Wolverhampton

Retailing and Distribution in the Seventeenth Century

The CHORD conference on ‘Retailing and Distribution in the Seventeenth Century’will take place at the University of Wolverhampton on 7 September 2017

The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found at:

The programme includes:

  • Alex Taylor, University of Sheffield, UK: The dissemination of tobacco in seventeenth-century England, 1625-1685
  • Tom Rusbridge, University of Birmingham, UK: Innovations in Tanning in Early Modern Britain and Europe
  • Glynis Hughs, independent researcher, UK: ‘What Do You Lack?’ The Role of the Itinerant Trader in Seventeenth Century England
  • Jessica Cunningham, Maynooth University, Co Kildare, Ireland: ‘Establishing excellence and consumer confidence: Dublin’s goldsmiths’ guild in the seventeenth century’
  • Laurie Lindey, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, UK: The London furniture trade, 1640-1720
  • Evana Downes, University of Kent, UK: Balancing the urban ‘stomach’: the impact of regulation on London’s food vendors
  • Mabel Winter, University of Sheffield, UK: The Case of Thompson & Company: commerce, banking, and politics in the late seventeenth century
  • Sébastien Pautet, University Paris Diderot (Paris VII), France: Make It Come True. Far East Product Imitations in Parisian Shops at the End of the Seventeenth Century
  • Charlie Taverner, Birkbeck, University of London, UK: Marginal no more: selling food on the street in seventeenth-century London

The conference will be held at the University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton City Campus.The fee is £22.

Registration is via the University of Wolverhampton’s e-store, at:

Or see the conference web-pages, at:

Or contact Laura Ugolini, at:

Information about CHORD events can also be found here: