Retailing and Distribution in the Seventeenth Century

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Date(s) - 7 September
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University of Wolverhampton


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: