Upcoming Research Seminars

Thursday 9th December 2021, 20.00 UTC (please check your time zone below).

‘Making Time and Selling Luxury in 18th & 19th Century England’

Dr Diana Volonakis ‘Women’s training and employment at the Lancashire Watch Company, Prescot (1889-1910)’

This short talk focuses on women’s training and employment at the Lancashire Watch Company, Prescot (1889-1910), examining the effects that gendered occupational segregation policies exercised on the English watchmaking industry’s development, and eventual failure.

Prof. Amy Erickson ‘Luxury merchants in 18th-century London’

This short talk looks at the trades and training of women who owned and operated luxury shops in the most expensive part of London in the 18th century, starting from their business cards held in the online collection of the British Museum.

LocationLocal TimeTime ZoneUTC Offset
Sydney (Australia – NSW)Friday, 10 December 2021 at 7:00:00 amAEDTUTC+11 hours
London (UK – England)Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 8:00:00 pmGMTUTC
Albany (USA – New York)Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 3:00:00 pmESTUTC-5 hours
Los Angeles (USA – Cal)Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 12:00:00 noonPSTUTC-8 hours
Moscow (Russia)Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 11:00:00 pmMSKUTC+3 hours
Barcelona (Spain)Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 9:00:00 pmCETUTC+1 hour

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