Representations of the Social Question

Ann: a conference in Groningen, 10-11 May
Imagination and Commitment. Representations of the Social Question
International conference

University of Groningen, 10 - 11 May 2007.

Keynote-speakers:

Patrick Joyce (Professor of Modern History, University of Manchester) Author of: Visions of the People: Industrial England and the Question of Class, 1840-1914 (Cambridge 1991); Democratic Subjects: the Self and the Social in 19th-century England (Cambridge 1994); The Social in the Question: New Bearings in History and the Social Sciences (London 2002); The Rule of Freedom: Liberalism and the City in Britain (London 2003).

and:

Seth Koven (Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University) Author of: Slumming. Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London (Princeton 2004); Mothers of a New World. Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare States (ed. with Sonya Michel; New York 1993)

Conference Programme: http://www.rug.nl/grssh/research/researchgroups/dpk/representationconference