A number of conferences are coming up which look very interesting for nineteenth-century scholars.
Art versus Industry, Leeds, 23-24 March, http://artvindustry.blogspot.com/
Transforming Objects, Northumbria University, 28-29 May, http://www.transformingobjects.blogspot.com/
Material Religion in Modern Britain and its Worlds, Cardiff, 8-9 June, http://history.research.glam.ac.uk/events/2012/jun/08/material-religion-modern-britain-and-her-worlds/
and finally, of course, the call for papers is out for BAVS 2012, which will be in Sheffield, 30 August-1 September, cfp closes 31 March 2012, http://www.bavsuk.org/BAVS%202012cfp.pdf