Karen Garvey – Writing an archive: the Bristol Black Archives Partnership

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 24 June 2010 Bristol, UK Karen Garvey (Bristol Record Office & Museum of Bristol) Writing an archive: the Bristol Black Archives …

Dirk J. Tang – Writings from the Dutch empire

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: June 24-­26th 2010 Bristol, UK Dirk J. Tang – Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague, The Netherlands …

Freya McCracken – how Scottish emigrants letters bridged the gap with those left behind

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 24 June 2010 Bristol, UK Freya McCracken (University of Aberdeen)  how Scottish emigrants letters bridged the gap with those left behind …

Effie Karageorgos – Loyal to the Empire? An alternative view of Australian soldiers in the South African War, 1899-1902

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: June 24-­26th 2010 Bristol, UK Effie Karageorgos (Flinders University)  Loyal to the Empire? An alternative view of Australian soldiers in the …

Jonathan Hyslop – Zulu Seafarers in the Age of Steam: The Voyage Narratives of George Magodini and Fulunge Mpofu 1916-1924

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 24 June 2010 Bristol, UK Jonathan Hyslop (University of the Witwatersrand) Zulu Seafarers in the Age of Steam: The Voyage Narratives …

Isaac Land – Patriotic Performances: Naval Veterans on (and off) the Street in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: June 24-­26th 2010 Bristol, UK Isaac Land (Indiana State University) Patriotic Performances: Naval Veterans on (and off) the Street in Early …

Ellen Gill – Press Gangs and Petitions

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: June 24-­26th 2010 Bristol, UK Ellen Gill (University of Sydney) – Press Gangs and Petitions James Whitworth was a reluctant seaman …

Marilyn Lake – Chinese colonists writing their rights

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: June 24-­26th 2010 Bristol, UK Marilyn Lake – Chinese colonists writing their rights I propose to present a paper on the …