Thursday, 12 April 2012

SHS Seminar Reminder: The Real History of Chartism

David Goodway on The Real History of Chartism

Talk followed by q&a

Time 7.00 p.m. Thursday 19th April

Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2. Admission free, all welcome

David Goodway, who is based in Leeds, is a social and cultural historian who wrote his doctoral thesis on ‘Chartism in London’ under the supervision of Eric Hobsbawm. It was published as London Chartism, 1838-1848 (CUP, 1982; paperback, 2002). David has retained a specialist interest in the Chartist movement ever since. He has more recently written widely about literary figures such as Herbert Read, John Cowper Powys, William Morris and their connections with anarchist and socialist thought. He is a member of the SHS.

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