The transformation of London, 1500-1700

Event Date: 
17 May 2017

Early Modern Arts Week events at Birkbeck

7.40pm-9pm, Room G04, 43 Gordon Square

Between 1500 and 1700 London underwent massive population growth and emerged as a global trading city. But how well did its social structures, which depended on ties of mutuality and obligation, survive in this transformed world? Ian Archer (University of Oxford) illuminates the changing configurations of social relations in the capital at this dynamic moment in its history.