Wednesday, November 29, 2017

CFP: CHORD 2018 Workshop on “Retailing, Architecture, and Material Culture”

The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) will hold a workshop on May 22, 2018, at the University of Wolverhampton on  "Retailing, Architecture and Material Culture: Historical Perspectives." Submissions are invited that explore the architecture, material environment, objects and material culture of retailing and distribution. Papers focusing on any historical period or geographical area are welcome, as are reflections on methodology and / or theory. Both experienced and new speakers are welcome, including speakers without an institutional affiliation. Both individual papers and shorter, 10-minute work in progress presentations will be considered.
     To submit a proposal, please send the title and an abstract of 300 to 400 words, specifying whether the proposal is for a 10- or a 20-minute presentation, to Laura Ugolini at by March 2,  2018.
     For additional information, please see the full call for papers. Questions may be addressed to Laura Ugolini.
      Also of interest, the CHORD website has initiated a "conference blogs" section, where presenters from the 2017 meeting have written about their research.