Programme

Home: new histories of living

8 & 9 February 2018
Wolfson Conference Suite | IHR | WC1E 7HU

A provisional conference programme is now available to view:  IHR Winter Conference prelim programme -online version

Conference Day 1- Thursday 8 February 2018

09:00am    Registration

09:30am    Welcome

09:45am    Plenary lecture 1– A social democratic microcosm: St Mary’s Estate, Woolwich
                                                 Owen Hatherley (Architectural historian and journalist)

10:45am    Refreshment break

11:15am    Panel session 1– Reconstructions: imagining domestic experience

1:15pm      Lunch

2:30pm      Plenary lecture 2– House and home in early modern London
                                                 Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck, University of London)

3:30pm      Refreshment break

4:00pm      Panel session 2 Rooms: furnishing the idiosyncrasies of private life

6:00pm      Conference Reception


Conference Day 2- Friday 9 February 2018

09:00am    Registration

09:30am    Welcome

09:45am    Plenary lecture 3Finding Home in Institutions: Inside Asylums, Lodging Houses and Schools
in 
Victorian and Edwardian England

                                                 Jane Hamlett (Royal Holloway, University of London)

10:45am    Refreshment break

11:15am    Panel session 3 Home-work: reframing gendered spaces

1:15pm      Lunch

2:30pm     Panel session 4 Dream Homes: envisioning alternative future for residential experience

4:00pm      Refreshment break

4:30pm     Rapporteur address (Alison Blunt, Queen Mary University of London)

5:00pm     Conference close