The full programme of papers for the Henry Mayhew bicentenary gathering, sponsored by HCRI at the University of Manchester, is below.
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London Labour and the London Poor (Panel Chair: Prof. Karel Williams)
Dr Donna Loftus, ‘Work, modernity and social inquiry in nineteenth-century London: from Mayhew to Booth’
Leslie Anne Hendra, ‘Henry Mayhew’s Co-Author: Henry Wood of Richmond, Yorkshire’
Dr Neil Pemberton, ‘Animals and people in Henry Mayhew’s London Labour’
Mayhew as Author (Panel Chair: Dr Julie-Marie Strange)
Prof. Carolyn Steedman, `Mayhew: On Reading, About Writing’
Prof. Denis Mollison, ‘Mayhew in the Lake District’
Dr Catherine Feely, “What say you to free trade in literature?’ Henry Mayhew, The Thief and the politics of piracy in the 1830s’
Visualising Mayhew (Panel Chair: Prof. Bertrand Taithe)
Owen Clayton, ‘Mayhew and the urban picturesque: hybrid photographies in London Labour and the London Poor’
Karl Sabbagh, ‘Voices of Victorian London’ – BBC ‘Timewatch’ Film Screening
Roundtable discussion: Karel Williams, Bertrand
Taithe & HENRY MAYHEW