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Domestic Imaginaries book is released this month!

Domestic Imaginaries: Navigating the Home in Global Literary and Visual Cultures (edited by Bex Harper and Hollie Price) This book examines representations of home in literary and visual cultures in the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection brings together scholars working … Continue reading

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CFP: Postgraduate Study Day

Centre for Studies of Home: Postgraduate Study Day 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS The Centre for Studies of Home’s annual postgraduate study day aims to bring together postgraduates providing them with an opportunity to share current research ideas through a series … Continue reading

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Event: Mobile and Temporary Domesticities, 1600-2017

Mobile and Temporary Domesticities, 1600-2017 10th October 2017, Geffrye Museum of the Home  This one-day workshop explores the ways in which mobility and temporariness inform ideas and practices of home and domesticity. Central questions include: What kinds of domestic practices, … Continue reading

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CFP: Temporary and Mobile Domesticities, 1600 to the present

Call for papers: Temporary and Mobile Domesticities, 1600 to the present  10th of October 2017, The Geffrye Museum, London Traditionally, home is imagined as a specific place, a site of stability, continuity, safety, and familiarity. Yet, homelife is also characterised by … Continue reading

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Event: Decoding the domestic interior in British portraits

Decoding the domestic interior in British portraits, seminar, 28 June 2017 There are still places available for the Decoding the domestic interior in British portraits, seminar. This seminar for scholars and museum professionals seeks to explore some key themes around the nature … Continue reading

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Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display  Professor Peggy Levitt The Geffrye Museum, Lecture Room  Thursday 9th March 2017, 3-4pm Free  According to the World Bank, one out of every seven people in the world … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: THE WORKING CLASS AT HOME, 1770–2017  One day workshop:  Thursday 4th May 2017 The Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8EA In recent years there has been a proliferation of publications – across a range of disciplines – which … Continue reading

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