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The 2nd Arthur Conan Doyle: Edinburgh and Medicine Conference, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Call for Abstract Submissions

Deadline: 1 April 2009

Submission Guidelines:
The Conference will encourage a broad interpretation of topics regarding the influence of Edinburgh and/or medicine on the work of Arthur Conan Doyle. Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts.

An abstract (250 words max) and a short bio (200 words max) should be submitted by 1 April 2009, via email to Papers should be 20-30 minutes long.

It should be noted that the conference will also be open to the general public and papers should reflect this audience.

Tel contact, Dawn Kemp or Emma Black: +44 (0)131 527 1649

Notification of papers accepted will be made by 7th April 2009.


We anticipate that this conference will be a popular event, please book your place as soon as possible. A special rate of £200 (sterling) will apply to those who book before 15th April. The standard Conference Fee of £225 will apply after this date. A student concession rate of £175 is also available. The fee includes the conference dinner which will take place on the evening of 22nd May. For a booking form or further information, please contact Emma Black: