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Living on the Edge: Records of Suburbia. The Annual Conference of the British Records Association (BRA). 25th April 2019

 
Living on the Edge: Records of Suburbia.
The Annual Conference of the British Records Association (BRA).
 
Admired, taken for granted, dismissed - the suburbs provoke diverse reactions. This one day conference will explore the way in which the history of the suburbs, and those living in them, can be traced through our documentary heritage.

Speakers and panellists include Joanna Smith (Senior Investigator, Historic England), Sally Bevan (Senior Archivist, London Metropolitan Archives), James Ranahan (Collections Archivist, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Research Fellow, Suburban Birmingham Research Project), Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan (Professor of Design History and Theory, University of Portsmouth and author of Ideal Homes: Design, Architecture and Suburban Modernity in England, 1918-39), Sara Kinsey ( Head of Historical Archives, Nationwide Building Society), Rachel Freeman (Church of England Record Centre), Jessica Scantlebury (Mass Observation Archive) and Sally Gilbert (Merchant Taylors' School).

Please see: www.britishrecordsassociation.org.uk or the full programm  or book here www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/living-on-the-edge-records-of-suburbia-bra-conference-2019-tickets-56326407802

This event is orgaised by  British Records Association and is in London 

Recording Leisure Lives: Sporting Cultures, Clubs And Communities In 20th Century Britain - Tuesday 16th April 2019 (in Bolton)

Recording Leisure Lives: Sporting Cultures, Clubs And
Communities In 20th Century Britain
Tuesday 16th April 2019
A One Day Conference in Bolton presented by the University of Bolton and University Centre at Blackburn College.

The Centre for Worktown Studies and University Centre at Blackburn College invite you to the eleventh annual

Recording Leisure Lives conference on April 16th, 2019.

Keynote speakers include Jean Williams (Professor of Sport, University of Wolverhampton), academic lead for the Hidden Histories of Women’s Football project at the National Football Museum and Keith Laybourn (Professor of History, University of Huddersfield), author of Going to the Dogs: A history of Greyhound Racing in Britain 1926-2017.

The conference sub-themes include: Gender, Age and Social Class; Amateur and Professional Clubs and Teams; Voluntary and Community Organization; Tradition and Innovation; Sporting Spaces and Identities; Hobbies and Games.

There is also an open stream on any aspect of leisure in 20th Century Britain.

Please submit paper proposals (20 minutes) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 25th January, 2019

Cost: £45 (Full)

(inc. lunch and refreshments) £25 (Students and non-waged)

Click here more details and booking information 

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