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School of English and Drama


Test Event 2020

7 March 2020

Friday April 24th, QMUL Geography Room 126

9.30 Registration and Coffee

9.50 Opening remarks

10-11.15 Session 1
Alex Warwick (Westminster), 'Of Maps and Plots' 
Richard Dennis (UCL), ‘Unclassed London’

11.15-11.35 Coffee

11.35-12.50 Session 2
Lucie Mathews-Jones (Liverpool John Moores), ‘Dining with Interpol London in Toynbee Hall, 1885-1914’
Nadia Valman (QMUL), ‘A Tale of Two Synagogues: The Great Synagogue, Dukes Place, and the Great Synagogue, Spitalfields’

12.50-1.30 Lunch

1.30-2.45 Session 3
Joseph McLaughlin (Ohio), ‘Escape from London?: The Suburbanizing Impulse in Our Mutual Friend’.
Peter Jones (QMUL), ‘The ‘Seeming Desert’: C.F.G. Masterman, Alexander Paterson and the Cultural Polarities of Edwardian South London’

2.45-3.05 Coffee

3.05-4.20 Session 4
Sarah Wise (Independent scholar), 'The place was less than a mile from my customary haunts...and as remote from them as Africa': Richard Whiteing, Maude Stanley, Margaret
Harkness and the rediscovery of West End poverty’
Luke Seaber (UCL), ‘Pretending to Pretend to Be Poor: The Strange Case of F.G. Wallace-Goodbody and ‘The Tramp’s Haven’’

4.20-5.35 Session 5
John Marriott (Oxford), ‘The west in the east’
Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin), ‘The Cultural Work of London's West End in the Nineteenth Century’

5.35-6 Closing Remarks

6 Wine Reception

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