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Date

Saturday 21st May, 2016

Time

10:00am–4:30pm

Admission

public

Cost

free

Booking

required

Series

Dr Williams's Library Conference

Venue

The Lecture Hall, Dr Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR


Title

Dissent and Philanthropy

Conference


Agenda

10:00am

Registration and coffee

10:30am

John Howard and the birth of philanthropy in Britain
Hugh Cunningham, University of Kent

11:30am

Daniel Williams, a remarkable benefactor
David Wykes, Dr Williams's Library

12:15am

Sandwich lunch and coffee

1:00pm

Rational Philanthropy: Unitarian responses to poverty, c.1770 - c. 1820
Grayson Ditchfield, University of Kent

2:00pm

Enriqueta Rylands, founder of the John Rylands Library: Private devotion and public piety
Elizabeth Gow, The John Ryland Library

3:00pm

The patronage of nineteenth-century Congregational Church building: The Example of Joshua Wilson
Clyde Binfield, University of Sheffield

3:45pm–4:30pm

Tea