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11th April 2017: Recording Leisure Lives: Men’s Women’s and Children’s Leisure in 20th Century Britain. Conference at The University of Bolton

posted 16 Jan 2017, 05:43 by Stefan Lawrence   [ updated 16 Jan 2017, 05:48 ]


11th April 2017: Recording Leisure Lives: Men’s Women’s and Children’s Leisure in 20th Century Britain. Conference at The University of Bolton


The Centre for Worktown Studies and University Centre at Blackburn College invite you to the ninth annual Recording Leisure Lives conference on April 11th 2017.

Keynote speakers include Professor Melanie Tebbutt, (Manchester Metropolitan University), author of Making Youth: A History of Youth in Modern Britain and Dr. Fiona Skillen, (Glasgow Caledonian University), author of 'Women and Sport in Interwar Britain'.

The conference sub-themes include: Gender; Age; Youth and Youth Cultures, Clubs and Associations; Children's Leisure and Play; Education for Leisure; Families and Communities; Consumption and Identity. There is also an open stream on any aspect of leisure in 20th Century Britain.

Please submit paper proposals (20 minutes) to r.snape@bolton.ac.uk by 27th January, 2017 Cost: £40 (Full) (inc. lunch and refreshments) £25 (Students and non-waged)

For more information, including how to book, visit The Centre for Worktown Studies website

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