Building Dogopolis: Dogs and Humans in Modern London, New York and Paris

Wednesday 16 March 2022 (14:00-15:30)

Chris Pearson (History, Liverpool) will be speaking on the integration of dogs into the urban landscape of London, New York, and Paris between 1800 and 1939. The paper will outline how canine straying, biting, suffering, thinking, and defecating were shaped to conform with middle class emotional standards. This event is organised by the Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC), in collaboration with the Centre for Modern British Studies (MBS).

Image credit: Library of Congress, Control Number: 93512104.

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