I'm very pleased to say that the first of the 2023 CHORD on-line seminars on the history of retailing and distribution will take place in the afternoon (UK time) of Monday 27 February. The papers should hopefully be of interest to h-women list members.
The programme includes:
14.00 - 14.30 Emily Westkaemper, James Madison University, US, From Consumer to Career Woman: Promoting Professionalism in U.S. Department Stores, 1950s–1980s
14.40 – 15.10 Nataliia Laas, New York University, US, Urban Stores as Places of Women’s Activism in the Soviet Union during Late Stalinism
15.20 – 15.50 Lesley Taylor, Solent University, UK, St. Mags: Fashion at the heart of the community
Participation is free, but registration is required (the timings are UK times)
For further information, including programme, abstracts and registration form please see:
or e-mail Laura Ugolini at: email@example.com
Further seminars will take place in March and April:
Monday 27 March 2023
10.00 – 10.30 Phil Lyon, Umeå University, Sweden, Promoting French Cuisine to English Homes: The Life and Times of a 1923 Cookery Book
10.40 – 11.10 Jane Tolerton, independent scholar, New Zealand, Mary Taylor: ‘Friend of Charlotte Bronte’ or successful storekeeper of colonial New Zealand – and ‘her own best friend’?
11.20 – 11.50 Frances Richardson, University of Oxford, UK, Shopping in early nineteenth-century Wales: the variety of shops and their customers
Monday 24 April 2023
14.00 – 14.30 Sam Backer, Johns Hopkins University, US, Counter Girls and Salesmen: Gender, Consumption, and Sheet Music Retail in the United States, 1890-1920
14.40 – 15.00 Ten-minute, work in progress presentation: Barbara Caddick, University of Bristol, Online pharmacy – A historical perspective
15.10 – 15.40 Jon Stobart, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, Shopping and the city space: in the footsteps of the Reverend Woodforde (1740-1803)
15.50 – 16.20 Peter Edwards, University of Roehampton, UK, The Intersection between London and the Provinces: the Marketing of Items of Conspicuous Consumption at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century
I hope they will be of interest!
Prof. Laura Ugolini
Professor of History
University of Wolverhampton
NEW - 2023 CHORD on-line seminars in Retailing and Distribution History