Programme

Friday 22 April
(All talks will take place in Amphimax 414)

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome

9:30 – 10:30 Michael Pacione: The making of urban Britain: Urbanisation, industrialisation and migration in the contemporary British city

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Ruth Craggs, Camilla Schofield, Becky Taylor & David Feldman: Transforming Britain: Colonial expertise and the mobility of urban ideas: Rethinking the ‘Inner City’

11:30 – 12:00 Richard Todd: On urbanisation and the ‘melting pot’: Examining ethnic exposure in the chief social domains

12:00 – 12:30 Anita Auer: Urban literacies and processes of supralocalization: a historical sociolinguistic perspective

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break (Restaurant de Dorigny)

14:00 – 15:00 Paul Belford: Urbanisation and the privatisation of space: an archaeological perspective

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 16:00 Minna Nevala & Brendan Humphreys: The dark side of urbanisation: The social margins in 19th-century London

16:00 – 16:30 Hannah Neate & Ben Rogaly: Transforming Britain: New towns, overspill and mobilities

19:00 Symposium dinner (Restaurant du Port, Ouchy, Place du port 5)

Saturday 23 April
(All talks will take place in Amphimax 414)

9:30 – 10:30 Laura Wright: Urbanisation and house names in London 1700-1900

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Brendan Humphreys: Hell is a city much like London: The Victorian city as world and underworld

11:30 – 12:00 Ben Rogaly: Alone together: The social life of benches in outer London’s public spaces

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break (Restaurant de Dorigny)

13:30 – 14:30 David Fitzpatrick: Divided lives: Irish survival strategies and urbanisation

14:30 – 15:00 Closing and round table discussion

15:00 Walk through the vineyards and wine-tasting session at Vinorama