LAMAS 51st Local History Conference

Saturday 19 November 2016

Museum of London, Weston Theatre, 10.30am - 6pm

Walking Through London's History

10.30am Doors open: registration, and displays by societies

11.00am Opening by John Clark, President of LAMAS

11.15am Session 1: Guided Walking

Mapping Medieval and Early Modern London
Caroline Barron, Royal Holloway, University of London & Vanessa Harding, Birkbeck, University of London

Walking London’s History: Guidebooks, Pocket Plans, and the Emergence of Tourism in 18th-Century London
Alison O’Byrne,University of York

12.15pm Keynote Lecture: From Tyburn Tree to Marble Arch: William Blake Walks at Night
Matthew Beaumont, University College London

1.15pm Publication Awards – introduced by Eileen Bowlt

1.30pm – 2.30pm Lunch break

2.30pm Session 2: Street Walking

A Footpad’s View of South London in the Late 18th Century
Margarette Lincoln, Goldsmiths, University of London

Paying for Passage: The Impact of Tolls on the 19th-Century London Pedestrian
Simon Morris

3.45 – 4.15pm Tea

4.15pm Session 3: Social and Cultural Walking

A Sunday Ramble: walking literature as an urban mirror
Jordan Landes, University of London, Mark Merry, Institute of Historical Research, & Matt Phillpott, University of London

Walking with Booth: social exploration in south London
John Price, Goldsmiths, University of London

5.30pm Closing remarks