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Ridings of Yorkshire Society Conference


16 - 17 June 2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue Leeds City Museum

Tags Activity, Adult, Event, Talk,

The second annual conference of the Ridings of Yorkshire Society will give researchers of Yorkshire’s cultural past the opportunity to present their work in a supportive and friendly environment. This year, as part of the Preservative Party’s Overlooked exhibition, there will be a special panel considering Overlooked histories.

The conference is free to attend, but you must book a ticket. Please ensure that you book a separate ticket for Friday and Saturday. Click here to book.

  • Keynote Speaker – Dr Hugh Willmott, University of Sheffield
  • Guest Speaker – Michael Flowers

Also included at the conference:

  • The Future of the Past – Use of Digital Media in Heritage. Anna Marshall, Joshua Daniels, and “Hull History Nerd” Jamie Topliss-Yates discuss the role of digital media in Heritage.

3 panels of papers:

  • Local News, Local History, East Riding in the Modern Era
  • Andrew Barnes – Pseudo Rural Superiority: The East Riding County Council 1908 to 1939
  • Lewis Carter – The impact of Heritage led Urban Regeneration in Hull 1973 – 2021

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