BAHS Spring Conference

RHN 14/2018 | Event

Organiser: British Agricultural History Society

26-28 March 2018, Cannington Centre, near Bridgwater, Somerset, UK

Deadline for submissions for the New Researchers session: 5 March 2018



13.30    Meeting of the Executive Committee (with buffet lunch)

15.30    Coffee and registration

16.00    AGM

17.15    Dr John Morgan (University of Manchester): Water Management in Britain in the Seventeenth Century

18.45    Dinner

19.45    Rob Wilson-North (Exmoor National Park): The Knight Family and the Reclamation of Exmoor Forest, 1820-1890


7.45      Breakfast

9.00      New Researchers session

10.45    Coffee

11.15    Prof. Edmund Cannon (University of Bristol): Economics of Grain Storage in England, Seventeenth to Nineteenth Century

12.45    Lunch

13.30    Field trip to Somerset Museum of Rural Life, Glastonbury

19.00    Drinks Reception

19.30    Conference Dinner


7.45      Breakfast

9.00      Prof. Jane Whittle (University of Exeter): Women’s Work in Early Modern England Project

9.45      Dr Mark Hailwood (University of Bristol): Women’s Work in Early Modern England Project

11.00    Coffee

11.30    Prof. Doug Hurt (Purdue University): The Green Revolution: Science, Politics, and Unintended Consequences

12.30    Lunch

2.00pm       Conference disperses

If you are a new researcher and would like to present a 20-minute paper in the new researchers’ session, please send your abstract to Prof. Henry French,, by 5 March 2018. Bursaries are available to enable postgraduates to attend (same email address and deadline).

Please register for the Spring Conference via the BAHS Website.

Source: BAHS