Peterloo, 1819-2019

Conference, 18 May 2019, Manchester, United Kingdom

The People’s History Museum, Manchester
Saturday 18th May 2019

10.45: Arrive
11.00: Welcome
11.15 – 1.00: Papers 1, 2 & 3

Dr Janette Martin (University of Manchester/The John Rylands Library) and Mike Powell (PHM)
Sources for Peterloo and the Manchester Histories Festival

Professor Robert Poole (UCLAN)
Peterloo: a Manchester event

Professor John Belchem (University of Liverpool)
“Orator” Hunt, radical mobilisation and the Peterloo massacre

1.00 – 2.30: Break for lunch and an opportunity to see the Peterloo Exhibitions at the People’s History Museum (tour by Mike Powell) and the nearby John Rylands Library

SSLH Exec Meeting takes place during the lunch break

2.30 – 4.00: Papers 4 & 5

Dr Katrina Navickas (University of Hertfordshire)
The national as well as local significance of Peterloo in the history of the democratic movement

Dr Joe Cozen (University College London)
The British left and the memory of Peterloo, 1819-1919

4.00 – 4.15 closing remarks
Post conference drinks in the Sir Ralph Abercrombie Pub on Bootle Street