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Parliaments and Popular Sovereignty: Political Representation in the British world, 1640-1886

November 3, 2017 - November 4, 2017
People's History Museum

People's History Museum
Manchester M3 3ER
United Kingdom

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The People’s History Museum, Manchester; The History of Parliament; and Durham University are collaborating to host a conference on Parliaments and Popular Sovereignty on 3-4 November 2017.

The 150th anniversary of the 1867 Reform Act, which made important strides towards the inclusion of working people amongst the electorate, is an occasion for wider reflection on the claims for – and of – parliaments to be truly representative of the people. We wish to facilitate discussion across the traditional boundaries of early modern and modern history and to include the Irish parliament and legislatures of British colonies – as well as those excluded from them – alongside the houses of parliament in Westminster.

The conference is generously supported by the Royal Historical Society, History of Parliament Trust, Durham University Department of History & the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies.

For more details, Call for Papers, updates and details on how to register, please see the conference website.

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