Day Conference: A Radical Inheritance? Commemoration, Memorialisation and Traditions of Protest in the History of Popular Radicalism

martyrsmonumentThe School of History, in conjunction with the Society for the Study of Labour History, the Scottish Labour History Society, and Liverpool University Press, is holding a one-day conference on Saturday 23 November 2013.  A Radical Inheritance? Commemoration, Memorialisation, and Traditions of Protest in the History of Political Radicalism features keynote addresses from Dr Tom Buchanan (University of Oxford) and Dr Gordon Pentland (University of Edinburgh).

The conference will explore contested histories, popular memory and forms of commemoration in both radical politics and in the writing  of labour history itself.  Please find the full conference programme at

Online conference registration is available from 1 August through the University of St Andrews Events page.

Registration fees are £15 for full delegates, with a discounted rate of £10 available to postgraduate students and members of both the Society for the Study of Labour History and the Scottish Labour History Society.

For further details, please contact the conference organiser, Malcolm Petrie.

About standrewshistory
With over forty full time members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from S cotland to Byzantium and the Americas to the Middle East and South Asia.Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching and tutorials allowing for in depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

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