CHORD (the Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution)invites proposals for individual papers and for sessions of two or more papers, exploring all aspects of the history of retailing and distribution. Individual papers should be 20 minutes in length. Proposals for workshop or round-table sessions are welcome, as well as for more formal sessions.
Papers from all disciplinary perspectives, historical periods and geographical areas are welcome. Topics that might be considered include:
Retailing, distribution and the family
International links of distribution
Commerce, conflict and protest
Alternatives to capitalism and the free market
Geographies of retailing and distribution
Gifts, commodities and exchanges
Migration and commerce
Shopping, retailing and leisure
Commerce and fashion
The dead-line for proposals (including title and c.200 words abstract) is 18 March 2005.
For any further information, please contact the address below.
Proposals should be sent (preferably electronically) to:
Dr. Laura Ugolini, HAGRI/HLSS, MC233, MC Building, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SB, United Kingdom
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