BAHS Winter Conference 2017: Politics of the Countryside

RHN 135/2017 | Event

Organiser: British Agricultural History Society

2 December 2017, Institute for Historical Research, Malet Street, London, UK

BAHS Winter Conference 2017
The politics of the countryside from the fourteenth to the twentieth centuries

10.00
Registration and Coffee

10.30
Maïka de Keyser (University of Utrecht)
Common challenges, different fates: failing commons and societal vulnerabilities in late medieval Breckland

11.30
Elly Robson (Institute for Historical Research)
Contested ground: agricultural improvement in Hatfield Level, 1625–1660

12.30
Lunch

1.30
Carl Griffin (University of Sussex)
The making of the English labourer as a racial subject

2.30
Matthew Kelly (Northumbria University)
Habitat protection, ideology and the state: the politics of the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981

3.30
Tea

3.45
Round table: Who are the actors in rural politics?
Chris Briggs (University of Cambridge)
Briony MacDonagh (University of Hull)
Clare Griffiths (Cardiff University)

4.30
Conference ends

More information and registration at: www.bahs.org.uk