Monday, March 7, 2016

CFP: CHORD 2016 Conference

Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, the Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The 2016 conference of CHORD (Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution) will be held on September 15, 2016, at Wolverhampton City Campus, University of Wolverhampton. The theme of the meeting is "Retailing and Distribution before 1600." Papers focusing on any pre-1600 period (including papers based on  archaeology) or geographical area are welcome, as are both experienced and new speakers, including speakers without an institutional affiliation.
     Individual papers are usually 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. Shorter, 10-minute ‘work in progress’ presentations are also welcome. Those wishing to participate should send a title and abstract of c.300 to 400 words, specifying whether the proposal is for a 10- or a 20-minute presentation, to Laura Ugolini, at l.ugolini@wlv.ac.uk by April 8, 2016.
Anyone who would like to discuss their ideas or ask questions should feel free to consult Laura Ugolini as well.
     Please see the CHORD website for the complete call for papers, including a list of possible topics.