4th October 2012

COLLOQUIUM Muck and Brass: Money and Finance in Victorian Britain

10 November 2012, Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies.

Sponsored by the British Association for Victorian Studies, the Economic History Society and the Social History Society, this one day colloquium will be held at the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies.

For a programme and registration form see: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/departments/history/victorian_studies/conference/Pages/Muck-and-Brass.aspx

Keynote Addresses

•Professor Ranald Michie (Durham): ‘The Race for Wealth in Victorian and Edwardian England: Perception and Reality’

•Professor Janette Rutterford (Open): ‘Investing in companies in the 19th century: safety in numbers’.

Sessions include:

•Charity, Patronage and Community: Capitalism, Welfare, and Art

•Global Flow and Material Encounters: Capitalism and Morality

•Domestic Economy, Business, and Social Change

•Currency, Coinage, and Circulation

•Banking, Business, and Buildings: Market Regulation, Ethics, and the Law

•Exchange, Speculation, Aesthetics, and Value

•Cities, Culture, Environment, and Exposure