Monday 12 April
The Society’s annual meeting
Dr Harvey Osborne (University College Suffolk), ‘The changing meaning of Salmon: Environmental crisis and social conflict in Victorian Britain’.
Dr Mary Fraser (University of Glasgow), ‘Police as Ploughmen in 1917/18: How Britain’s policemen helped local populations by temporary release into agriculture’.
Professor Annie Tindley (University of Newcastle upon Tyne), ‘Landed responses to land reform in Scotland and Ireland, c. 1860 to 1903’
4.00: award of the Thirsk Prize, 2021
4.15 Launch of R. W Hoyle (ed.), Histories of people and landscapes. Essays on the Sheffield region in memory of David Hey (University of Hertfordshire Press).
4.30 The Society’s AGM
Papers for the AGM will be circulated to members and made available on the Society’s website