British Society of Sports History
North West Region Sport and Leisure History Network
Saturday 24th November 2012
Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe Faculty
Costs/Registration (To include lunch): £25 per head (Postgraduates £15)
Register online at http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/
For further details contact Dave Day on 07785545193 or at D.J.Day@mmu.ac.uk
9.00 Registration and Introduction
10.00-10.50. Melanie Tebbutt (MMU)
Psychology and the Outdoor Movement in the 1920s
11.00 – 12.00. Panel 1
-Diane Clements (Director, Museum of Freemasonry)
‘Devoted exclusively to Association Football’: New Light on Freemasonry and Football
-Julie Moore (University of Hertfordshire)
Golf and the Common: The Hertfordshire Experience
12.15 - 1.15. Panel 2
-Grace Huxford (University of Warwick)
‘The Finest Spectacle in P.O.W. History’: the 1952 ‘Inter-Camp Olympics’ and British
Prisoners of War in the Korean War
-John Bale (Keele University)
Wilson of ‘The Wizard’: Asserting the Rural in Post-War Britain
1.15 - 2.15 Lunch
2.15 - 3.05. Mike Huggins (University of Cumbria)
The Regional and Local History of North-West Leisure: A Historiographical Review.
3.30 - 5.00. Panel 3.
-Jeff Hill (DMU, International Centre for Sport History and Culture)
Leisure, Politics and the Conservative Party Hegemony in North-West
-Claire Robinson (University of Birmingham)
Pantomime and the Bankruptcy of Captain Bainbridge – 1889
-Douglas Hope (University of Cumbria)
‘Pen and paper quizzes, games and dancing’: Holiday Making with the Co-operative
Holidays Association and Holiday Fellowship.
5.00 onwards – Extending the Network - Informal meeting.
If you would like to be added to the North West network's mailing list, please get in touch with Samantha-Jayne Oldfield at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About BSSH Regional Sport and Leisure History Networks
The British Society of Sports History (BSSH) has prioritised the establishment of regional networks to further encourage the study of sport and leisure history and to promote regional histories of sport and leisure. Regional networks facilitate interaction with local archives and museums and organise regular workshops to provide a regular forum to present and discuss new research.
Dr Dave Day
Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire
Crewe Green Road
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