Programme: Public Drinking in the Nineteenth Century , University of Bristol

The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates

Public Drinking in the Nineteenth Century Saturday

22 February 2014

Clifton Hill House, University of Bristol 

Registration  Tea and Coffee available
10.10-11.30am Session 1 – Public Places and Spaces
‘The Gin Palace’ Paul Jennings (University of Bradford)
‘Private Sots in Public Places’ Steve Earnshaw (Sheffield Hallam)
Chair: James Nicholls (Alcohol Research)
11.30-11.50 Break 
11.50-1.00pm Session 2 – Public Control
‘Policing Drunkenness in Victorian Cumbria’  Guy Woolnough (Keele University)
‘What Shall We Do with a Drunken Preacher? Reading Mr Gilfil’s Gin-and-Water’  Jennifer Diann Jones (University of Portsmouth)
‘Public Drinking and Public Control’  David Beckingham (University of Cambridge)
Chair: Paul Jennings (University of Bradford)
1.00-2.00pm Lunch (Dining Room, Clifton Hill House) 
2.00-3.10pm  Session 3 – Public Display
‘The Alternative World of the Proud Non-Drinker: Nineteenth Century Public Displays of Temperance’  Annemarie McAllister (UCLan)
‘Radical Slurs: Drink and the Defamation of the Working-Class Poet’  Francesca Mackenney (University of…

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