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Chartist Convention 2018

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The John Frost School

Lighthouse Road

Dyffryn

Newport

NP10 8YD

United Kingdom

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The annual Chartist Convention is a conference organised by Our Chartist Heritage at which academics present their research on Chartist-related history. This year the Convention is chaired by Dr. Elin Jones (OCH) and starts with a performance featuring students from the John Frost School. The morning session focuses on the centenary of women’s suffrage with three speakers each giving talks followed by a panel discussion which will include opportunity for audience questions. Prof. Jane Aaron will talk on ‘Early Feminism and Chartism before 1866’. Ryland Wallace (Coleg Gwent) will talk on the women’s suffrage campaign; and Dr. Rachel Locke-Lewis (USW) will speak on ‘The difference the vote made: women, politics and activism after 1918’.

During the afternoon Stuart Butler and the Stroud history group will give a performance on Chartist pubs in Gwent. Matthew Roberts will talk on 'The material and visual culture of Chartism’)on the material and visual culture of Chartism and Brian Davies will talk on Dr William Price. The Convention closes at 4:30pm.

Programme

9.30 Registration

10.00 Introductory remarks (Dr Elin Jones, Chair of morning and afternoon sessions)

10.05 John Frost School: Chartist Presentation

10.25 Women’s suffrage panel: Chair: Dr Elin Jones

10.30 First panel speaker: Prof. Jane Aaron (‘Early Feminism and Chartism before 1866’)

11.00 Second panel speaker: Dr Ryland Wallace (‘The Women’s Suffrage Movement)

11.30 Tea / coffee

11.45 Third panel speaker: Dr Rachel Lock-Lewis (‘The difference the vote made: women, politics and activism after 1918’)

12.15 Panel discussion

12.45 Lunch

1.30 Stroud history group: Chartist Pubs presentation

2.00 Dr Matthew Roberts (‘The material and visual culture of Chartism’)

3.00 Tea / coffee

3.15 Brian Davies (‘Dr William Price’)

4.15 Concluding remarks (Dr Elin Jones)

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The John Frost School

Lighthouse Road

Dyffryn

Newport

NP10 8YD

United Kingdom

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