This year’s  ‘Newport Chartist Convention‘ is being held at the City Campus of the University at Newport from 11am to 3pm

Key note speaker: Professor Malcolm Chase (Leeds University)  “Welsh Chartism: Looking beyond November 1839″

Malcolm Chase is the leading Chartist historian in the UK today – author of ‘Chartism: a new history” (2007)

In this lecture, Professor Chase will draw upon his recent Llafur article (2010) “Rethinking Welsh Chartism” and place the Rising at Newport in 1839 into a  broader context, considering not only the English risings that didn’t happen, but also the preceding 1837-38 Canadian Rebellions.

Buffet lunch will be provided – so booking is required please

Further information about the full programme will follow

This event is sponsored by the University of Wales, Newport and its South Wales Centre for Historical and Interdisciplinary Research

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