CFP: Victorian Cities Revisited

Posted by Anna Skoura on April 3, 2014 at 4:45 AM

Victorian Cities Revisited: Heritage and History Conference

University of Huddlesfield

October 15-16, 2014


Victorian Cities Revisited:  Heritage and History Conference seeks to explore the legacy of Asa Briggs’ landmark Victorian Cities by considering how the heritage and history sectors have explored and revised perceptions of this period of vast urban transformation, both in the United Kingdom and across the globe.

In partnership with the University of Huddersfield, Victorian Cities Revisited is part of the £2.6m Heritage Lottery Fund supported Tees Transporter Bridge Visitor Experience Project.  The Conference will take place in the Victorian boom town of Middlesbrough on 15-16th October 2014 and includes optional visits to a number of heritage sites in the town including the landmark Tees Transporter Bridge and Teesside Archives.

The organisers invite proposals on any aspect of the heritage and history of the Victorian City including but not limited to:

Changing perceptions of Victorian CitiesSpaces and places in Victorian CitiesLiving and working in the Victorian CityElites in the Victorian CityVictorian Cities, heritage and museumsResources for researching Victorian CitiesProposals for papers of 20 minutes, including an abstract of no more than 500 words and a brief biographical statement, should be emailed by Monday 30th June to Tosh Warwick. Papers from postgraduates and early career researchers are particularly welcomed.The organisers would like to acknowledge the Economic History Society and Middlesbrough Council in supporting this Call for Papers.

Registration deadline: September 30, 2014

For more information please visit the conference website.



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