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Newcastle University: Annual Chartism Day Conference 2019

1 June 2019 @ 09:00 - 17:00

Chartism 2019 – Booking Form

9.00–9.15           Registration.

 9.15–9.30          Introduction and Welcome (Joan Allen and Richard Allen, Newcastle).

9.30–10.15         Tom Scriven (Manchester). ‘Chartism’s electoral strategy and the bifurcation of Radicalism’.

10.15–11.00       Joan Allen (Newcastle). ‘Chartist trials, 1839: Revisited’.


11.30–12.15       Mike Greatbatch. (Independent). ‘William Parker: A Chartist Life’.

12.15-13.00        Joe Stanley (Sheffield Hallam). ‘Protest and Popular Politics amongst the Yorkshire Miners, 1786-1839’.


2.00–3.00           Keynote Lecture: Robert Poole (UCLAN). ‘Peterloo and Chartism’ – title tbc

 3.00–3.45           Mark Bennett (Durham). ‘Chartism’s legacy: the reform debate in Yorkshire, 1859-67’.


 4.15-5.00            Matt Roberts (Sheffield Hallam). ‘The Visual and Material Culture of Chartism’.

End of Conference

 Sponsors: with grateful thanks to School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University, and The Society for the Study of Labour History


1 June 2019
09:00 - 17:00


Room 2.16. Armstrong Building
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QB