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'The Shaping of Nonconformist Architecture'

08 May 10

Saturday 8 May 2010 Dr Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square WC1H 0AR


10.30am Registration and coffee
10.50am Welcome

11–11.45am Lecture 1
‘Two Norwich chapels: architecture and theology after the Act of Toleration’
Vic Nierop-Reading (University of East Anglia)
11.45am–12pm Discussion

12–12.45pm Lecture 2
‘James Simpson and the shaping of Methodist architecture in the early nineteenth century’
Ian Serjeant (Methodist Church)
12.45–1pm Discussion

1–2pm Sandwich Lunch

2–2.45pm Lecture 3
‘1862: Congregational architecture and the bicentenary of 1662’
Professor Clyde Binfield (University of Sheffield)
2.45–3pm Discussion

3–3.45pm Lecture 4
‘Old perspectives and new ambitions: Nonconformist architecture and the early twentieth century’
Dr Christopher Wakeling (Keele University)
3.45–4pm Discussion

4–4.45pm Tea

Co–directors of the Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies: Dr David Wykes, Director, Dr Williams's Library, and Honorary Reader, Queen Mary, University of London Professor Isabel Rivers, School of English and Drama, Queen Mary, University of London

Attendance is free but limited to 80 places. Registration is required.

Please email the details specified below to: conference@DWLib.co.uk

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