Kelly, James, and Martyn J. Powell, eds. Clubs and Societies in Eighteenth-century Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts, 2010). Includes twenty-three chapters by various authors. Part four focusses on “Convivial, Sociable and Sporting Societies.”
Kelly, Jennifer, and R.V. Comerford, eds. Associational Culture in Ireland and Abroad (Dublin ; Portland, OR: Irish Academic Press, 2010). Twelve essays on subjects ranging from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
David Ryan, Blasphemers & Blackguards: The Irish Hellfire Clubs (Dublin ; Portland, Ore: Merrion, 2012). Padhraig Higgins’ review for H-Albion can be found here.
Food in History, 82nd Anglo-American Conference of Historians, 11-13 July 2013
Ian Miller (University College Dublin), A Dangerous, Revolutionary Force amongst Us’: Conceptualizing Working-Class Tea Drinking in the British Isles, c.1860-1900
Chair: Margrit Schulte (Dusseldorf)
Jonathan Morris (University of Hertfordshire), The Espresso Menu: An International History
Margrit Schulte (Beerbühl), Transferring Sweet Secrets: Transnational connections in the European Chocolate Industry
Angelika Epple (Bielefeld), Chocolate and the Invention of Quality
Ruben Quass (Bielefeld), Fair Trade Coffee. “Global” Product – “Glocal” Project – “Local” Goals?
Chair: Christopher Currie (IHR)
Molly Perry (The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg), ‘Flowing Bowls and Bumping Glasses’: Raising Toasts, Declaring Loyalty, and Protesting in the British Empire
Chair: Jonathan Morris (University of Hertfordshire)
Tatsuya Mitsuda (Keio University, Tokyo), The hybridization of tastes: chocolate in Japan, c.1900-1970
Yavuz Köse (University of Hamburg), Chocolate and Coffee in the Late Ottoman Empire and Turkish Republic
Merry White (Boston University), Coffee Japanese Style
James Sumner, Brewing Science, Technology and Print, 1700-1880 [Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century] (Pickering & Chatto, 2013). Lecturer in the history of technology at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester. He is the author of “Status, scale and secret ingredients: the retrospective invention of London porter”. History and Technology 24:3 (2008), 289-306.
Leslie Sweet Myrick, “Pubs, Temperance, and the Construction of Irishness in James Joyce’s Ulysses” (M.A. thesis, Eastern Illinois University, 2013).