CHORD workshop - Retailing History: Texts and Images

01 April 2009

The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) invites participants to a workshop devoted to a discussion of the texts and images associated with retailing and distribution, from the early modern to the contemporary period.

Board Room, MA Building, City Campus

University of Wolverhampton

29 April 2009

Matt Thompson, one of Beyond Text's CDA students, is presenting a paper at this workshop together with Hiroki Shin of the University of York. The paper attempts to place the use of landscape in railway companies' commercial culture and their publicity policy.

More information, including programme and abstracts, can be found on the workshop web-page.

For further information, please contact:

Dr Laura Ugolini

For further information about Chord please visit the CHORD web-page



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