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The English Country House

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Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square, Keynes Library

This event is co-organised by the Birkbeck Eighteenth-Century Research Group, and the Architecture, Space and Society Research Centre. Three speakers will consider aspects of the English country house from the eighteenth century to the present: 

Professor Jon Stobart, Manchester Metropolitan University: 'Home Comforts: Objects and Memories in the English country house, c.1750-1820'

Professor Abby van Slyck, Connecticut College, US: 'Raising Royals: The Architecture of Childhood at Victoria and Albert’s Osborne House'

Professor Kate Retford, Birkbeck: '"A Family Home...not a Museum": Marketing the English country house'

For more information, please contact Kate Retford: k.retford@bbk.ac.uk

 

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