Friday, 29 October 2010

Luddite mapping

London Quaker Thomas Shillitoe's visit to Luddite widows in the Spen and Calder valleys, February-March 1813 - Journal of the Life, Labourers and Travels of Thomas Shillitoe (London, 1839), pp.184-191.

Plotted onto Jeffrey's map of Yorkshire and Google Earth:

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

social history society annual conference - deadline extended!

Deadline is now extended to 25 October.

Please submit proposals for papers via the Social History Society website –

The Society's conference has no single theme. It is organised in six strands:

Postgraduate students are encouraged to offer papers. Details of bursaries and the postgraduate paper prize are available on the conference website. 

Friday, 1 October 2010

Social History Society annual conference deadline approaching

The Social History Society annual conference takes place at the University of Manchester, 12-14 April 2011. Call for papers link here. Deadline is 4 October.
For further information also see the conference website.