CHORD Workshop and Call for Papers – Retailing, Shopping and Gender: Historical Approaches

15 May 2013
University of Wolverhampton
The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) invites proposals for papers that explore the relationship between retailing, shopping and gender, in Britain and beyond. We welcome papers exploring either buying or selling, and focusing on any historical period.
Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
§  Salesmanship and gender identities
§  Marketing, gender and sexuality
§  Gendered practices of shopping
§  Gender and spatial strategies of selling
§  Men, women and the economics of retail
§  Gender, shopping and popular culture
§  Entrepreneurship, credit and gender

To submit a proposal, please send title and abstract of c.300/400 words to Laura Ugolini at by 22 February 2013 Image.

The workshop will be held in Millennium City Building, located on the University of Wolverhampton’s City campus, just 10 minutes’ walk from Wolverhampton’s bus and train stations. For directions see

For further information, please e-mail: Dr Laura Ugolini at
Or see the workshop web-page at:


Leave a comment

Filed under 2013 Workshops

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s