CHORD Workshop - Retailing and Institutions, c. 1400-2000, Thursday 24 March 2011, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Date24 March 2011

13.00 - 14.00 Welcome and lunch

14.00 - 14.30 Chris Heal, University of Bristol, 'Village against city: the struggle for retail power. Bristol’s felt hat trade in the 16th and 17th centuries'

14.30 - 15.00 Raphaelle Schwarzberg, London School of Economics, 'Recruitment of and ties between London goldsmith shopkeepers at the end of the 17th century'

15.00 - 15.30 Paul Whysall, Nottingham Trent University, 'Nottingham Pawnbrokers Association, 1837-1902: an insecure profession?'

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee

16.00 - 16.30 Angela Whitecross, University of Central Lancashire, 'The Co-operative Party'

16.30 - 17.00 Emma Davenport, London Metropolitan University, ‘To trade up or to trade down?  An exploration of the relationship between retail and charity through a case study of Oxfam shops in the late 20th century’


University of Wolverhampton
School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications
Millennium City Building
Room MC315
City Campus - South

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For Further InformationView here for abstracts  and for further information, please contact

Dr Laura Ugolini
Room MC334
Tel: 01902 321890