In Harkness’ London: A Symposium on the Life and Work of Margaret Harkness

When: Saturday, 22 November 2014 (Registration opens 9.30am)

Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

This event will be the first to bring together scholars interested in Victorian writer and social activist Margaret Harkness, who published under the pseudonym John Law. The symposium will highlight the importance of Harkness’ work to our understanding of late-Victorian socialist and labour politics and the living and working conditions of the urban poor.

Including a keynote by Dr Terry Elkiss, ‘A Law onto Herself: Glimpses of Hidden Harkness’, and contributions from Professor David Glover, Dr Ruth Livesey, Dr Nadia Valman, Dr Lynne Hapgood, Dr Tabitha Sparks, Andrew Whitehead, Dr Victoria Le Fevre and Eliza Cubitt.

For more information, and to register, please visit our website: harknesssymposium.wordpress.com

This event is supported by the British Association for Victorian Studies 

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