Coal House: A Sense of Place?

Ruth McElroy

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This paper examines the BBC Wales television history programme, Coal House, in order to consider how place and belonging are represented and negotiated in contemporary media culture. The presentation focuses on the gendering of place; the relationship between language and place as a cultural site of identity; and on historicising place especially in relation to questions labour in a post-industrial society.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationN/A
Publication statusPublished - 24 Feb 2009
Event Doing Justice to the Land’ Reckitt Trust conference - St Paul’s Cathedral, London
Duration: 24 Feb 200924 Feb 2009


Conference Doing Justice to the Land’ Reckitt Trust conference


  • place and belonging
  • narratives of the past
  • wales; television history


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