CHORD workshop: 'Retailing, Architecture and Material Culture: Historical Perspectives'
Wolverhampton WV1 1LY
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The CHORD (Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution) workshop on:
‘Retailing, Architecture and Material Culture: Historical Perspectives’
will take place at the University of Wolverhampton, UK
on 22 May 2018.
The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found here:
The programme includes:
Katalin Medvedev, The University of Georgia, USA
The Transformation of Budapest Fashion Retail Scene from 1867-to World War II
Lynn Pearson, independent scholar, UK
English Co-op Store Architecture, 1844 to 1914: Design by Committee?
Briana Oliver, independent scholar, UK
Selling Sex in the Burlington Arcade
Simon Briercliffe, Black Country Living Museum, UK
Forging Ahead: recreating a post-war Black Country high street at the Black Country Living Museum
Andrew Taylor, Nottingham Trent University, UK
New Dootsteps, Old Ground: Post-industrial Warehouse Use in Liverpool
Phil Lyon, Umea University, Sweden and Dave Kinney, http://www.dkimaging.co.uk, UK
Repurposing Retail Premises: The Life and Times of 54-56 Fossgate, York
Myriam Couturier, Ryerson University, Canada
“Dignity and Utility”: Dusty Rose, Glass Blocks and the Fashion Retail Space of the 1930s and 40s
Regina Lee Blaszczyk, University of Leeds, UK
Fashioning Commercial Modernity: American Merchandisers and their Workspaces in Europe, 1870s-1940s
The workshop will take place in room Room MH108-9, Mary Seacole (MH) Building, City Campus, University of Wolverhampton.
The fee is £20
For further information and to register, please see the workshop web-pages, at:
Or contact Laura Ugolini, at: L.Ugolini@wlv.ac.uk
Information about CHORD events can also be found here: www.wlv.ac.uk/chord
May 18, 2018, 9:00am BST
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