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Retailing and Institutions, c. 1400-2000

CHORD Workshop

Thursday 24 March 2011

University of Wolverhampton

The programme includes:

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

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

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

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

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’

The workshop will take place in Room MC315, Millennium City Building, Wolverhampton.

The fee is £14.

For further information and to register, please see the workshop web-pages, at:


Or please contact Laura Ugolini, at: L.Ugolini@wlv.ac.uk

CHORD web-pages: http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/chord.html