CHORD Workshop and Call for Papers:
‘Rural Retailing and Distribution in History’
13th May 2015
University of Wolverhampton, UK
CHORD invites submissions for a workshop that explores the history of retailing and distribution in a rural context. Papers focusing on any historical period or geographical area are welcome. Some of the themes that might be considered include:
§ The village shop
§ Rural networks of supply
§ Marketing and selling ‘the countryside’
§ Rural commodities, services and industries
§ Transport, networks and consumer information
§ The rural consumer
§ Markets, fairs and peddlers
§ Representations of rural retail.
§ Retailing, distribution and agriculture
To submit a proposal, please send title and abstract of c.300 to 400 words to Laura Ugolini at email@example.com by 13th February 2015.
The workshop will be held at the University of Wolverhampton, on Wolverhampton City Campus, a mere 10-minute walk from Wolverhampton’s bus and train stations. For directions see: http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=6856.
Or see the workshop web-page at: http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/rural.htm
News about CHORD events can also be found here: http://retailhistory.wordpress.com/about/
If you would like to join the CHORD mailing list, please e-mail Laura Ugolini at firstname.lastname@example.org
CFP – CHORD ‘Rural Retailing and Distribution in History’, 13th May 2015, Wolverhampton
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