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Recording Leisure Lives: Places and Spaces of Leisure in 20th Century Britain Tuesday 31st March 2015

posted 24 Nov 2014, 08:08 by LeisureStudiesAssn   [ updated 24 Nov 2014, 08:10 ]

Recording Leisure Lives: Places and Spaces of Leisure in 20th Century Britain. Tuesday 31st March 2015.

A One Day Conference at the Mass Observation Archive, University of Sussex. 

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The Centre for Worktown Studies invites you to its seventh annual Recording Leisure Lives conference on 31st March 2015 which will be held at the Mass Observation Archive in Sussex. Keynote speakers include Caitriona Beaumont, author of Housewives and Citizens: Domesticity and the Women’s Movement in England 1928-64 and Jeremy Burchardt, Head of the Interwar Rural History Research Group at the University of Reading. 

The conference sub-themes include: Home and Workplace, Urban and Rural, Clubs and Associations, Sports and Games, and Gender. There is also on open stream on any aspect of leisure in 20th Century Britain. Please submit paper proposals [20 minutes] to r.snape@bolton.ac.uk| by 16thJanuary 2015. 

Conference Website and Booking Form: http://www.bolton.ac.uk/Worktown/Conferences.aspx