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Winter Conference - Saturday 7 December 2013

Senate House, Malet St, London WC1

 

Augmented Agriculture: Tools, fuel and traction in farming.
A conference in honour of Ted Collins.

 

The cost of the conference is £30 (with lunch) or £15 (without lunch). To attend, please fill in and send the form PDF file, together with a cheque payable to ‘BAHS’, to Dr Paul Warde, School of History, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, to arrive by Friday 29 November 2013.

Ted Collins

Programme

10.30 Registration and coffee  
10.45 Professor Richard Hoyle (University of Reading) On Ted Collins
11.00 Jordan Claridge (University of East Anglia) The price of progress? Skill premiums and the trade of agricultural horses in medieval England
12.00 Dr Chris Evans (University of Glamorgan) The history of the plantation hoe and why it never got written
13.00 Lunch  
14.00 Professor Tom Williamson (University of East Anglia) Fuel supply and agriculture in post-medieval England
15.00 Professor Karen Sayer (Leeds Trinity University) Electrification and the farm
16.00 Tea  
16.30 Conference ends