Alastair Owens

Professor of Historical Geography, Queen Mary University of London

Alastair Owens is an historical geographer and social and economic historian working on nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain. He has a particular interest in Victorian London, which is also a core focus of his teaching interests and expertise.  

He is one of the editors of the Journal of Victorian Culture and sit on the steering groups of the Centre for Metropolitan History, the Centre for Studies of Home, and the Centre for Childhood Cultures. He is also a Trustee of the Ragged School Museum, located close to Queen Mary in Mile End.

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey