Tag Archives: Geffrye Museum

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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CFP: THE WORKING CLASS AT HOME, 1770–2017

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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Funding: MA scholarships at QMUL

A funding opportunity for MA research on home at Queen Mary, University of London is available for 2016/17: Walter Oldershaw Awards (eight awards of £3000 each; deadline 5pm on Wednesday 10 August) across the range of MA/MSc programmes in Geography at … Continue reading

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Event: ‘Invisible Hands’? Domestic workers from the seventeenth century to the present day

‘Invisible Hands’? Domestic workers from the seventeenth century to the present day One-day conference at the Geffrye Museum of the Home  Thursday 21 July 2016   The home has always been a place of domestic work, both paid and unpaid. But … Continue reading

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Event: CHRISTMAS PAST — 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes

 Tuesday 24 November 2015 – Sunday 3 January 2016 Free entry Each year, the Geffrye Museum’s period living rooms are transformed with authentic festive decorations, lighting, music and greenery, to illustrate how Christmas has been celebrated over the past 400 … Continue reading

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Events: Institute of Historical Research seminar series on ‘Studies of Home’

Seminar Series at the Institute of Historical Research Institute of Historical Research seminar series on ‘Studies of Home’: monthly seminars on Wednesdays at 5.30. See http://www.history.ac.uk/events/seminars/327 and the programme below for further details. Latest podcasts of the IHR seminar series … Continue reading

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Event: Home and hope: Young people’s experiences of homelessness today

Tue Mar 24th 10am – Sun Sep 20th 5pm Contemporary homelessness is explored in Home and Hope, a free display of artwork, photography and poetry, showing young people’s experiences of homelessness in London today. This is a collaborative project with … Continue reading

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