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Hakluyt Society Symposium 2021 - Decolonising Travel Studies: Sources and Approaches

This forthcoming conference will take place Wednesday 10th November - Friday 12th November. All sessions will take place online. A full programme can be found here

Wed 27 Oct 2021, 09:58 | Tags: Conference Symposium

Fascist Radicalism and the New Media

One-day symposium on the contemporary far-right, University of Northampton, 17 September 2010

Focusing on the use of new media by right-wing extremists, and connecting academic approaches to this topic with the experiences of practitioners, this symposium will offer a series of relevant panel discussions and networking opportunities. To register, or to find out more, please contact Dr Matthew Felman ( or myself, Dr Paul Jackson (

Thu 01 Jul 2010, 10:01 | Tags: Symposium

Before and after Toynbee: conceiving the Industrial Revolution during the long nineteenth century

23 September 2010, Cambridge

A one-day symposium, comprising a keynote talk by Professor Donald Winch (Sussex) and three panels of short papers. The symposium will be hosted by the Cambridge Victorian Studies Group. Lunch and refreshments will be provided for all participants with dinner and accommodation for speakers. Proposals of 250 words, for papers of twenty minutes, a short biography - as well as any queries - should be sent to by 21 June 2010.

Thu 13 May 2010, 09:34 | Tags: Call for Papers Symposium

Beyond the Little Magazine: 'Middlebrow' print culture, 'art' literature and the formation of modernist taste in Britain, 1910-45

14 July 2010, IAS Seminar Room, Milburn House, University of Warwick

This symposium will be chaired by Dr Louise Campbell with Professor Michael Hatt as key respondent. We are seeking to attract literary historians as well as historians of art and design and of visual and material culture.  Please send a 250-word proposal for a 30 minute paper to the seminar organiser Dr Rebecca Scragg ( by 21 May 2010.

Thu 08 Apr 2010, 09:54 | Tags: Call for Papers Symposium

The Urban Experience in Bath since the Reformation

24 April 2010, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Queen Square.

Thu 25 Mar 2010, 09:43 | Tags: Symposium

What period is it anyway? Negotiating Temporal Boundaries in Medieval Studies

Friday 19 March 2010, University of Birmingham, The Hilton Shepherd Centre for Medieval Studies Annual Postgraduate Symposium.

The theme for papers is real and perceived periodisation in Medieval studies: when does Late Antiquity become the Middle Ages? What does the transformation from Roman to Medieval or Anglo-Saxon mean? Are these temporal boundaries a help or a hindrance? We invite speakers from all fields of Late Antique and Medieval study. The symposium will provide a friendly forum for postgraduates at all stages of their studies to share their research.

Papers should be 20 minutes in length.  Please send proposals of approximately 300 words to: by Wednesday 24 February 2010.

Thu 04 Feb 2010, 10:54 | Tags: Call for Papers Symposium

Latin American Modernities Symposium

Friday 5 February, 1 - 4.15pm, Social Studies Building, SO.13

A symposium jointly organised by The Social Theory Centre Symposium and the Department of History. All welcome.

Thu 21 Jan 2010, 09:27 | Tags: Symposium

Early Modern Libraries / Women and Libraries

18 March 2010: Half-day Symposium, University of York

The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York invites proposals for a half-day symposium on early modern libraries. Papers on any aspect of the topic are welcome - intellectual libraries, material libraries, knowledge and libraries - but we would particularly welcome papers on women and libraries in the early modern era.

This seminar forms the 4th Thomas Browne Seminar, a forum for early modern studies and intellectual history. Contact Kevin Killeen:

Wed 16 Dec 2009, 11:55 | Tags: Call for Papers Symposium

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