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Call for Papers - Out of Place: Vagrancy and Settlement 7 December 2017

How can exploring the images and realities of vagrancy sharpen our understanding of the histories of ‘settled’ communities, cities and parishes, which have otherwise been articulated from a sedentary perspective?

Proposals for papers are invited from any relevant historical period that trace the shifting experiences, representations and status of vagrancy in relation to the history of British settlement.

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