CHORD Conference - Retailing Distribution in Hard Times: Historical Perspectives - 02 May 2012 University of Wolverhampton, UK

Provisional Programme

Papers and Times

Welcome and Lunch


14.00-14.30 Pol Serrahima, Universitat de Lleida, ‘War, food dearth and charity in a medieval town. Barcelona 1462-1472’

14.30-15.00 Sheryllynne Haggerty, University of Nottingham, ‘Trading in a period of crises: business culture in the British-Atlantic 1750-1815’

15.00-15.30 Martin Purvis, University of Leeds, ‘Hard times in interwar Britain: a co-operative perspective on uneven retail fortunes’


16.00-16.30 Hayley Cross, University of Glasgow, ‘Under the counter’ black-market trade; consumers and local retailers in Glasgow, 1939-54

16.30-17.00 Mike Haynes, University of Wolverhampton, ‘A death in the High Street: takeover, restructuring, redundancy and a suicide in a UK department store’

AbstractsAbstracts for Retailing Distribution in Hard Times: Historical Perspectives

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Registration Form

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please contact

Dr Laura Ugolini
Room MC334
Tel: 01902 321890