- After a late night on day two, BAVS 2016 delegates were back for more.
- — Alison Moulds (@alison_moulds)Fri, Sep 02 2016 06:43:35As proof of my commitment, I was back after half 3 and am up bright and early for the keynote! #BAVS2016
- — Erin Catriona Farley (@aliasmacalias)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:03:56Boom in temperance pledge sign ups this morning.... Send kittens and Vimto #BAVS2016 https://twitter.com/Dr_Kate_Newey/status/771614677209972736 …
- Some were saddened by the idea that BAVS 2016 was nearly over.
- Others had good reasons to look forward to an escape.
- — BizarreVictoria (@BizarreVictoria)Fri, Sep 02 2016 07:58:50Last day of #BAVS2016. It's just as well: I think the scholars are starting to suspect I'm not as cool as they are... (1/2)
- Frank Trentmann's plenary eased delegates into the final day of BAVS 2016 with talk of luxury housewares, bathing, and coffee.
- — The Twinkling Sheep (@twinkling_sheep)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:07:48Final Plenary! Frank Trentmann: ‘Private comfort, public spirit: Victorian consumer culture in a global context’ #BAVS2016
- — Karin Koehler (@Karin_Penguin)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:09:12Trentmann highlights the distinctive atmosphere of the conference and the breadth of topics addressed. #BAVS2016
- — The Twinkling Sheep (@twinkling_sheep)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:12:53Trentmann: we can see new chapter emergining in late 16thc by looking at tea cups and stoneware esp comparing European and Chinese #BAVS2016
- — Karin Koehler (@Karin_Penguin)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:21:06Trentmann traces changing attitudes towards commercial leisure. Luxury as God's way of civilising the world? #bavs2016
- Trentmann's comments on London as 'the bathtub capitol of the world' were a particular hit on Twitter.
- — Katie Bell (@decadentdickens)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:28:57
- — Alison Moulds (@alison_moulds)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:30:45Have to hold my hands up and confess I'm a two showers a day person. Once even managed three. #BAVS2016
- — Marissa Bolin (@rissabolin)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:33:19Frank Trentmann's discussion of Victorian water supply debates explains my frustration with suddenly cold showers in my house #BAVS2016
- And Trentmann's section on the de-racialisation of colonial products was also followed online with great interest.
- — Katie Bell (@decadentdickens)Fri, Sep 02 2016 08:45:17The coffee houses were fitted out as reminders of the exotic. It was natural to make the exotic central. ☕️#colonialism #bavs2016
BAVS 2016 – Day Three (2 September, 2016)
Tweets from 'Consuming (the) Victorians' at Cardiff University, 31 August to 2 September
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