Industrial Revolution Conference

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13/11/2021 10:00 - 17:00

The Arkwright Society returns for their 7th Industrial Revolution Conference .
The Industrial Revolution Conference is an annual event with a diverse range of topics and expert speakers.
This year, leading academics will discuss what triggered and sustained innovation in the first Industrial Revolution, with one talk focusing on modern entrepreneurship as a point of comparison.

Professor Joel Mokyr,   ‘Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution:  A Neglected Nexus’.
Professor Emeritus John Styles   ‘Re-fashioning Industrial Revolution: Fibres, Fashion and Technical Innovation in British Cotton Textiles, 1630-1780’.
Dr Gill Cookson,   Innovation in the Time of Arkwright.
Dr Karolina Hutkova,  London School of Economics  The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750–1850. 
Professor Simon Mosey,  ‘Building a legacy of ingenuity through entrepreneurial organisations’.

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