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QMCECS Seminar 2 March 2016: Hannah Barker (Manchester)

February 24, 2016

All welcome


Wednesday 2 March 2016

Hannah Barker (University of Manchester)

‘Tradesmen in Love’

Hannah Barker is Professor of British History at the University of Manchester. Her research focuses on the era of the industrial revolution in Britain and on the north of England in particular. Her recent research has concentrated on issues of gender and work in towns. She has published on the impact of industrialisation on women’s employment, and specifically the degree to which the advent of modern capitalism marginalised women workers. Her current research project examines the concept of ‘family strategy’ in terms of small family businesses.

Chair: Amanda Vickery

Time: 5.00-7.00pm.

Venue: Seminar Room, Lock-Keeper’s Cottage Graduate Centre, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End, London, E1 4NS.

[Travel instructions: Central Line or District Line to Mile End. Exit tube station, turn left down Mile End Road, cross Burdett Road, go under the Mile End Green Bridge (a large yellow bridge), over the canal, and the college is on the left. The Lock-Keeper’s Cottage is the third building on the right].

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