Conference: Enlightenment, Science and Culture in the East Midlands c1700-1900

University of Derby.

 

 

 

 University of Derby

Faculty of Arts, Design and Technology

Centre for Identity, Conflict and Representation

 

Enlightenment, Science and Culture in the East Midlands c1700-1900

9-5pm Saturday 22nd June 2013

This conference examines the impact of scientific and intellectual cultures in the English East Midland counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland between 1700 and 1850. Keynote speakers include Professor Ruth Watts of the University of Birmingham and Professor John Beckett of the University of Nottingham.

 

Key Themes Include:

Enlightenment, Science and Technology

Urban Science

Representations of Science, Technology and Industry

Science, Class, Gender, Religion and Ethnicity

Heritage and Historiography of East Midland Sciences and Enlightenment

 

This conference is hosted by the Centre for Identity, Conflict and Representation in the Faculty of Arts, Design and Technology at the University of Derby and will be held at the Enterprise Centre on Bridge Street in Derby, close to the city centre.

Cost of the conference:

£20: £15 students and unwaged. Includes refreshments.

If you wish to attend the conference then please visit the virtual unishop and register here

For other information please contact:

Paul Elliott at: p.elliott@derby.ac.uk or Teresa Barnard at: t.barnard@derby.ac.uk

Paul Elliott, Reader in Modern History and Teresa Barnard, Lecturer in English, School of Humanities, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB, UK

The organisers are grateful for support for the conference from the Arts, Design and Technology Research Fund, University of Derby

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