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.
THE MARTINEAU SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE MANCHESTER, 23rd -26th July 2019, The Chancellor’s Hotel PROGRAMME Tuesday 23rd July 15.00 Arrival and registration 15.00-16.00 Martineau Society Committee Meeting 17.15 Welcome: John Vint, Chair of the Society 17.30-18.30 Opening Lecture by Alan Fowler, […]
Venue: Chancellors Hotel, Chancellors Way, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6NN 0161 907 7414 Hotel website: http://www.chancellorshotel.co.uk Conference Organiser: John Vint, email firstname.lastname@example.org Manchester, often referred to as the ‘First Industrial City’, epitomised many of the economic, social and political changes which took place throughout the nineteenth century. Political economy was developed to analyse and explain […]
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 […]