|9.00-9.30||Coffee & Welcome|
Clare Backhouse, Courtauld Institute of Art, UK, 'Broadside ballards, Dress and Senses in Seventeenth-Century England'
Lucy A. Bailey, University of Northampton, UK, 'An Assault on the Senses: Cultural Representations of the Victorian Village Shop'
Ben Highmore, Sussex University, UK, 'Provencal Herbs and the Chicken Brick: Sensual Orchestration at the first Habitat Store'
Ali Hisano, University of Delaware, US, 'The Color of Taste: Selling Food in Clear Packages in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States;
|12.00-13.30||Lunch and Tour of the Archives|
A Touch of Cloth
Serena Dyer, University of Warwick, UK, "Discomposing the Goods": Sensory Shopping and the Consumption of Clothing, 1750-1850'
Angela Loxham, Lancaster University, UK, 'Clothing, Touch and Liberal Governance'
Shopping and Comfort
Stephanie Rains, NUI Maynooth Ireland, 'Touch Wood: Women, Shopping and the Politics of Sitting Down'
Annaleen Arnout, University of Leuven and University of Antwerp, Belgium, 'Sense & sensibility. Shopping and comfort in the Galeries Saint-Hubert in nineteenth-century Brussels'
Tracy Smith, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 'Pleasure, Identity and the Absence of Touch: The Conflicting Characteristics of the Online and Physical Retail Environments'
Katy Mullin, University of Leeds, UK, 'Victorian Shop-girls, Sexuality and the Senses'
|Abstracts||Abstracts for 'Retailing and the Senses: Historical Perspectives'|
For further information
Dr Laura Ugolini