Prof Vanessa Harding: ‘Domestic Economies’, 26 April, Birkbeck

Prof Vanessa Harding: ‘Domestic Economies: London Households in the 16th and 17th centuries’

We are delighted to announce our next event a talk by Birkbeck’s own Professor Vanessa Harding entitled ‘Domestic Economies: London Households in the 16th and 17th centuries’. The talk will take place on 26 April in Birkbeck Malet Street building room B30 at 6.30 and will be followed by refreshments.

A valued supporter of the Early Modern Society, Professor Harding works on the history of medieval and early modern period especially the interaction of social life and physical environment. She has published on a number of aspects of this, such as population and urban growth, gardens and open space, markets, bridges, and London’s archaeology.

After this event we have two more talks remaining this academic year

Friday 24 May, Dr Laura Gowing, ‘Gender, Custom and the City: Female Apprentices in Late Seventeenth-Century London’, room tbc


Thursday 6 June: Prof. Lyndal Roper, ‘Love, Anger and Envy: Emotions and the Early Reformation’, room tbc, followed by our end of year party.

The charge for each event is: members free (membership £7), non-members £4, donations welcome.

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