Peterloo 1819-2019

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People's History Museum

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Manchester

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Conference hosted by the Society for the Study of Labour History on the significance of Peterloo 200 years on.

Peterloo 1819-2019


The People’s History Museum, Manchester

Saturday 18th May 2019


10.45: Arrive

11.00: Welcome

11.15 – 1.00: Papers 1, 2 & 3


Dr Janette Martin (University of Manchester/The John Rylands Library) and Mike Powell (PHM)

Sources for Peterloo and the Manchester Histories Festival


Professor Robert Poole (UCLAN)

Peterloo: a Manchester event

Professor John Belchem (University of Liverpool)

“Orator” Hunt, radical mobilisation and the Peterloo massacre


1.00 – 2.30: Break for lunch and an opportunity to see the Peterloo Exhibitions at the People’s History Museum (tour by Mike Powell) and the nearby John Rylands Library


SSLH Exec Meeting takes place during the lunch break



2.30 – 4.00: Papers 4 & 5


Dr Katrina Navickas (University of Hertfordshire)

The national as well as local significance of Peterloo in the history of the democratic movement



Dr Joe Cozen (University College London)

The British left and the memory of Peterloo, 1819-1919

4.00 – 4.15 closing remarks

Post conference drinks in the Sir Ralph Abercrombie Pub on Bootle Street

To register for this FREE event click here or email Janette Martin or Quentin Outram

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