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Call for Papers: The PGECR Country House Group Conference

Call for Papers: The PGECR Country House Group Conference

Conference: 1st March 2024

Deadline: 26th January 2024

The first annual conference of the PGECR Country House Group is sponsored by Birkbeck University of London and The University for the Creative Arts (UCA). It will be held in the beautiful Keynes Library room at Birkbeck University on Friday 1st March 2024. The call for papers is open to both group members and those not currently in the PGECR Country House Group, but is limited to postgraduate students and early career researchers.

The PGECR Country House Group is for anyone researching any aspect of the British country house in any era. We currently have members who are studying for an MA or PhD, or working in universities or in historic houses and museums. We welcome proposals for 15-minute papers from any discipline, including (but not limited to) art history, film studies, fashion, history, architecture, heritage and museum studies, English literature, and the history of collecting. We welcome any explorations of the British country house in any historical period, as well as contemporary examinations of the country house.

Submissions for proposals are now open, the deadline is Friday 26th January 2024. Please email Sarah Moody (0405529@students.uca.ac.uk) your name, university or workplace, your course or job title, the title of your proposed paper, and an abstract no longer than 250 words.

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