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Sat 23 Nov '19

Workshop on November 23rd 2019 in the Quaker Meeting House, Warwick on emerging women's organisations and political activity in the period. See Before Suffrage.

Sat 24 Nov '18

European Song and Political Protest

The City of Warwick, Friends Meeting House

The workshop was followed by a concert of music and song in the Courthouse, Warwick 16.00 - 17.30

The European Song and Political Protest event was an opportunity to discuss the place of music and song in the emergence of popular forms of protest - both radical and reactive in the thirty five years after Napoleon's final defeat at Waterloo.

The workshop combined a series of short papers illustrating the value that music and song can bring to our understanding of the dynamics of contention and resistance and exploring their significance in the wider European arena.

Those with a wider interest in the politics of sedition in the period should also see: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/hrc/confs/pos

This meeting was a part of the European History Research Centre's project:

To the Barricades! A collaborative research project on contesting power across Europe 1815-1850 (See: https://agmed.lnx.warwick.ac.uk/about)