Dr Laura Wright Plenary Speaker at International Symposium – Urbanisation in the British Isles: A Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspective

Laura.WrightDr Wright is a Plenary Speaker at the international symposium Urbanisation in the British Isles: a historical and interdisciplinary perspective, University of Lausanne (Switzerland) April 22-23 2016. In her paper, Urbanisation and house names in London 1700-1900, Dr Wright examines the development of nineteenth century house names and focuses on one in particular, preferred by a group of industrialists, which has a surprisingly long history and wide geographical reach.

The aim of the symposium is to provide a platform for researchers from different disciplines to work together to address complex questions and problems relating to urbanisation in the British Isles.