BAHS Spring Conference: Historical Perspectives on Rural Economies, Societies, Landscapes and Environment

RHN 28/2019 | Event

British Agricultural History Society Spring Conference

8-10 April 2019, Jubilee Conference Centre, University of Nottingham, UK

Historical Perspectives on Rural Economies, Societies, Landscapes and Environment

Programme

Monday

12.30
Meeting of the Executive Committee (with buffet lunch)

15.30
Tea/coffee and registration

16.00
AGM

17.15 Session 1:

Dr Peter Larson, ‘Local society vs. economic change: A trajectory from north-eastern England, 1349-1700’

Dr Katie Bridger, ‘Environment, gentry agriculture and the inquisitions post mortem: a Leicestershire case study, c.1460-1560’

Dr Frances Richardson, ‘The transition from the Welsh “tribal system” of landholding to landed estates in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries’

18.45
Dinner

19.30 Session 2:

Dr John Broad: 2019 Presidential Lecture

Tuesday

8.00
Breakfast

9.00 New Researchers’ session A:

Junhao Cao (University of Utrecht), ‘Dutch Agricultural Transition in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Times: a regional investigation in comparative and long-term perspective’

Eloise Kane (University of Bristol), ‘Beyond the Pale: hare hunting and class tension in the post-medieval period’

Gary Willis (University of Bristol), ‘Fields into Factories: the impact on the agricultural landscape of Britain's expanded war industry, 1936-1945’

10.45
Coffee

11.00 New Researchers’ session B:

Iain Riddell (University of Leicester), ‘Grampian female farmers, role models, status and motivation, 1830-1910: A sub-regional network analysis of kinswomen’

Leonard Baker (University of Bristol), ‘Ecologies of Conflict: Landscape Change, Ritual and Protest in the Nineteenth Century English South West’

12.00 Session 3:

(Dr) Joshua Rhodes, ‘ Family farming in nineteenth-century England: new evidence and perspectives’

Dr Adrián Gustavo Zarrilli, ‘The nature put in check. The expansion of the agricultural frontier in Argentina and its socio-environmental impact (1980-2017)’

13.00
Lunch

14.00
Field trip to be announced.

19.00
Drinks Reception

19.30
Conference Dinner

Wednesday

8.15
Breakfast

9.15 Session 4:

Prof. Christopher Dyer, ‘Popular Perceptions of Agricultural Landscapes in the Middle Ages’

Dr Matthew Blake, ‘Living with Others: Sharing the Agricultural Landscape with “Wild” Animals in the Early Medieval Period’

Dr Susan Kilby, ‘New Perspectives on Peasant Perceptions of the Agrarian Landscape in the Later Middle Ages’

10.45
Coffee

11.00 Session 5:

Dr Kent Fedorowich, ‘The Canadian Forestry Corps in Britain during the First World War’

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER Prof. Tim Soens

13.00
Lunch

14.00
Conference disperses

Please register at: http://www.bahs.org.uk/Spring_Conference_Booking.html

Source: http://www.bahs.org.uk/Spring_Conference_Programme.html