This is the official website of the Martineau Society which has as its main aim , to collect, preserve, study and publish material relating to the Martineau family of Norwich. Specifically, the Society aims to highlight the principles of freedom of conscience advocated in the nineteenth century by Harriet Martineau and her brother, Dr. James Martineau.
Sunday July 19th to Wednesday July 22nd 2020 Venue: Crown Spa Hotel, Esplanade, Scarborough, YO11 2AG Telephone: 01723 357400 Website: http://www.crownspahotel.com Conference Organiser: Prof. Valerie Sanders (V.R.Sanders@hull.ac.uk) Click here for information about Scarborough Venue: The Crown Spa Hotel was Scarborough’s first hotel, built in 1845 on the esplanade overlooking South Bay. Today it is a […]
We are proud to publish in segments and for the first time, an extensive biography of Harriet Martineau by Elisabeth Sanders Arbuckle (1928-2019), founding member of the Martineau Society, renowned Martineau scholar and previous President of the Society entitled A Nineteenth-Century Woman’s Engaging with Her Times: Harriet Martineau (1802-1876). As an introduction we provide a brief […]
The first article ever on Miss J, who accompanied HM to America 1834–36, appeared in Notes&Queries in September 2018 and was written by G. Peter Winnington (University of Lausanne) – to read, please click here
Please click here for a short article on Harriet Martineau by new member Ellie Smolenaars, which appeared in September, 2018, in the print edition of the Dutch Sociologie Magazine. We hope it is of interest to members of the Society (the Dutch title translates to: ‘A real two-pair-of-eyes-perspective’), if only to show the that fascination with Harriet Martineau’s ideas is […]