HIGH CULTURE AND TALL CHIMNEYS
Arts, Sciences and Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Manchester
A one-day interdisciplinary conference on the history and development of the arts and sciences in the first industrial city.
Saturday, 3 November 2001 at John Rylands University Library of Manchester, Deansgate, Manchester
To register (UKP 10) please visit http://www.art.man.ac.uk/arthist/patron_conf/CONFER~1.HTM
This conference will bring together leading Manchester historians, sociologists, geographers and museum and library professionals offering different aspects of the city's nineteenth-century cultural and educational development. It will be of interest to students of culture, class-formation, education and identity, together with all those with a general interest in Manchester's local history.
10.15-10.45: Alan Kidd - Opening address
10.45-12.15: Progress, Knowledge and the Public
1.15-2.45: High Culture and Civic Identity
3.15-4.45: Popular Knowledge and Social Improvement
5.00-5.30: Simon Gunn - 'Summing Up: Culture in Nineteenth-Century Manchester'
For more details, including registration information, see http://www.art.man.ac.uk/arthist/patron_conf/CONFER~1.HTM
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