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Winter Conference – Politics in the countryside – Saturday 2 December 2017

Institute for Historical Research, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU in Wolfson Room I

Please note that the start time is slightly earlier than in recent years.

10.00 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10.30 Maïka de Keyser
(University of Utrecht)
‘Common challenges, different fates: failing commons and societal vulnerabilities in late medieval Breckland’
11.30 Elly Robson
(Institute for Historical Research)
‘Contested ground: agricultural improvement in Hatfield Level, 1625–1660 ’
12.30 LUNCH
1.30 Carl Griffin
(University of Sussex)
‘The making of the English labourer as a racial subject’
2.30 Matthew Kelly
(Northumbria University)
‘Habitat protection, ideology and the state: the politics of the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981’
3.30 TEA
3.45 Round table: Who are the actors in rural politics? Chris Briggs (University of Cambridge)
Briony MacDonagh (University of Hull)
Clare Griffiths (Cardiff University)
4.30 CONFERENCE ENDS
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