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The HRC sponsors many workshops, symposiums and conferences. These range from half-day events to 3-day international residential conferences. Details about conferences can be obtained from the HRC or from the conference organisers.

HRC Doctoral Fellowship Conferences

Divine Disasters: Exploring distressed landscapes in literature and theology - Saturday 24th February 2024

Forms and Feelings of Kinship in the Contemporary World - Saturday 27th April 2024

Archaeology, Psychoanalysis and Colonialism: The Return of the Repressed in European Culture in the Modern Age - Friday 17th May 2024

Other HRC Sponsored Conferences/Events

PhD and Peernet Symposium - 20th/22nd September 2023

Spiritualism and Italian Culture XVIII-XX Centuries - 29th/30th September 2023

Afterlives of an Essay: 100 Years of Walter Benjamin's Task of the Translator - 29th/30th September 2023

Prof. Philip van der Eijk (Humboldt University, Berlin) - Public lecture and seminar - date Autumn 2023 tbc

Approaches to Teaching the #EarlyModernHispanicWorld to 21st-Century Students - Keynote speaker - Tara Munroe (Founder and Creative director of Opal22 Arts and Edutainment, Leicester) - Friday 13th October 2023.

Dr Mithu Sanyal, (award-winning German cultural historian, journalist and author) - Friday 27th October 2023. This visit offers students and the wider community the opportunity to explore Dr Sanyal’s writing and her unique insights into contemporary German-language culture, through translation, discussion and public reading. The visit will form part of a high-profile programme of visits to 5 universities in the UK, co-organised with the universities of Edinburgh, Bristol, Oxford and Leeds and including a visit to the Goethe-Institut Glasgow. The host consortium has worked closely with Dr Sanyal’s English-language publisher – the Berlin-based V&Q books, run by the award-winning translator from German, Katy Derbyshire – to develop the programme for the visit. The planned activities at Warwick will bring students and the wider public community into direct contact with a significant voice in contemporary German-language culture. The two events will focus on Dr Sanyal’s Deutscher Buchpreis-short-listed novel, Identitti, and its recent translation by Alta Price for V&Q books, situating this within wider debates currently shaping the German-language cultural scene.

Italian Gothic - 31st October/1st November 2023, organised by Prof. Fabio Camilletti as part of the Italian Seminar Series and within the framework of the ‘Gothic Week’ co-ordinated by Dr Jen Baker (English) across the Faculty of Arts.

 Annual Conference of Women in Spanish and Portuguese Studies - Keynote Speakers - LASTESIS (an interdisciplinary, intersectional and trans-inclusive feminist collective) - 10th/11th November 2023

Locations of (Dis)embodied Labour in Theatre and Performance - Thursday 30th November 2023 with Keynote Professor Nicholas Ridout (QM, London)

Medicine, Rhetoric and the Epideictic Across Cultures - 6th/7th December 2023

In Search of Lost Futures: Visual Media Narratives of Economic Migration in the Mediterranean - 17th February 2024

Conference Archive