Round-Up: Social History Society Conference #northumbria2014

This is the first chance I’ve had since last week’s Social History Society conference to sit down and record my thoughts on the gathering — although I’ve certainly been thinking a lot about the event, which was held at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle. The programme had much to offer: I mostly attended the sessions inContinue reading “Round-Up: Social History Society Conference #northumbria2014”

First Person Narratives #northumbria2014

Next week I’m attending the annual Social History Society conference, which is being held at the University of Northumbria in Newcastle. It is my first opportunity to test out a new research project, which in part explores the representation of women in the media. I’ll be focussing on what letters to Woman’s Way magazine reveals about social changeContinue reading “First Person Narratives #northumbria2014”

Social History Conference, 2014: Panel on Everyday Lives

The Social History Society’s annual conference takes place next year at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle between 8 and 10 April. I’m hoping to put together a panel of historians who work on everyday lives / emotional history using diaries, letters, magazines, etc as their main sources.  The papers can be from across any timeContinue reading “Social History Conference, 2014: Panel on Everyday Lives”