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Social History Society Conference

March 21, 2016
Lancaster University

Five members of our research team will be speaking at the Social History Society’s 40th Anniversary Conference at Lancaster University, 21-23 March 2016.

Professor Mathew Thomson will open the session by talking about ‘Party political manifestos, political culture and the cultural history of the NHS’.

Dr Roberta Bivins will give a paper on ‘National health and national citizenship: politics, belonging and the NHS’.

Dr Jane Hand will talk about ‘Picturing health and citizenship: the NHS and the place of public health’.

Dr Jack Saunders will be turning our attention to ‘The Nationalised Heart: Emotional Labour and the History of the NHS.’

The session will be chaired by another of our researchers, Dr George Campbell Gosling, who will also be participating in a roundtable discussion on the social history of money.

Registration for the conference closes on 4 March 2016.

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