Showing posts from April, 2011

Luddites on R3; class and labour history in Social History

My new article, 'What happened to class? New histories of labour and collective action in Britain', is now published in the new issue of Social History: link here

I am also discussing the Luddites on Night Waves on Radio 3 tonight from 9.15pm.

loyalist sculpture and material objects

I'm now on a mission to find as many surviving loyalist sculptures, memorials, and other material objects as I can find for the period 1780-1832.

The first are from Manchester Cathedral - the memorial to the Grand Orange Lodge Grand Master Samuel Taylor, and the statue of Thomas Fleming, a Tory who weeded out radicals and Whig-liberals from Manchester local government.

Any information on more like these is most appreciated.

Doreen Massey on place, landscape, class and protest

Link to the essay by Doreen Massey, 'Landscape/space/politics: an essay' - here:

protest history workshop 1 July

'New approaches to the history of popular protest and resistance in Britain and Ireland, 1500-1900,' University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield. Contact me to book a place.For more details, see the website twitter feed is at @prohist2011 and the tag is #prohist