Chartism Day 2007

Ann: a conference in Sheffield, 16 June
Chartism Day 2007, University of Sheffield, Saturday 16 June 2007.

The Chartist Conference is organised jointly by the Society of Labour History and the Chartist Study Group. It will be held at the Douglas Knoop Centre, The Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield, 34, Gell Street, Sheffield S3 7QY.

9. 30 Registration

9. 55 Introduction: Dr Joan Allen (Newcastle University)

10. 00 'French Revolution or Peasants Revolt: the rebellions of 1817 and the origins of the mass platform': Dr Robert Poole (St Martin's, Lancaster)

11. 00 Coffee

11. 30 'The Newport Rising re-visited': Professor Owen Ashton (Emeritus, Staffordshire University)

12. 30 Buffet Lunch and Bookstall (Bob Jones)

1. 30 'What is a Chartist? Defining a Democratic Identity, 1838-1842':Dr Robert Hall (Ball State University, USA)

3. 00 'A Question of Character: the Reputation of Bronterre O' Brien in the Chartist Movement': Dr David Stack (University of Reading)

4. 00 Plenary

4. 20 Conference ends

Registration
The Conference fee is £18.00 per head (including coffee and lunch). Fees must be paid by no later the Friday 8th June 2007. Please make cheques payable to Newcastle University

Concessions (£12.00 including coffee and lunch) are available for OAPs and unwaged; Postgraduate students who wish to apply for assistance with registration and/or travel costs should approach the Treasurer of the Society for the Study of Labour History: Dr. Dave Lyddon, University of Keele; [mailto]d.lyddon@hrm.keele.ac.uk[/mailto]

Any other queries concerning this conference or publications on Chartist history can be addressed to either: [mailto]o.ashton@tiscali.co.uk[/mailto] or [mailto]joan.allen@newcastle.ac.uk[/mailto]; Tel 0191 290 2265

Dr Joan Allen
Senior Lecturer in History
School of Historical Studies
Armstrong Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
Email: [mailto]joan.allen@ncl.ac.uk[/mailto]