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CFP: TRANSATLANTIC CONNECTIONS: AFRICA, THE CARIBBEAN, THE AMERICAS, & VICTORIAN STUDIES

For full details visit the Victorians Institute website.

To be held October 31 – November 2, 2019 in Charleston, SC. Our conference site affords an opportunity to think about transatlantic connections in the 19th century when Charleston was a prominent intersection on a web that connected Britain, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Continue reading “CFP: TRANSATLANTIC CONNECTIONS: AFRICA, THE CARIBBEAN, THE AMERICAS, & VICTORIAN STUDIES”

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Event: Victorian Impacts

22-23 June 2017

A two-day event at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde. Organised under the aegis of the Scottish Centre for Victorian and Neo Victorian Studies (http://scvs.ac.uk)

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CFP: VICTORIAN RECOVERY

2017 VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
VICTORIAN RECOVERY

OCTOBER 13-14, 2017
FURMAN UNIVERSITY
GREENVILLE, SC

 

“The reaction of joy was as passionate as his grief had been, and he hugged his recovered gems to his bosom.” The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, “The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet”
“…Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” Great Expectations

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CFP: H. G. Wells and Bernard Shaw: Socialism and the Irrational

H. G. Wells and Bernard Shaw: Socialism and the Irrational
London School of Economics and Political Science, London WC2

23 September 2017

Close friends and – at times – bitter rivals, H. G. Wells and Bernard Shaw stood in the public mind for the belief that men and women could be persuaded by rational argument to support Fabian socialism, scientific and industrial development, and world citizenship. They took up controversial and often conflicting positions on internationalism and revolution (especially the Russian revolution), war, feminism, democracy, human rights and much else. But there are limits to rationalism in both writers’ thought. Continue reading “CFP: H. G. Wells and Bernard Shaw: Socialism and the Irrational”

CFP: CRIMINAL HERITAGE: CRIME, FICTION, AND HISTORY


Tuesday 5 September 2017, Leeds Beckett University
 
The simultaneous awareness of past and present evident in historical crime fiction seems to offer a means of gaining a new perspective on the present through the past.” – John Scaggs (2005: 134)
 
Confirmed Keynote: Dr Heather Shore (Leeds Beckett University)
Confirmed Keynote: Frances Brody (Author)

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Registration now OPEN: ‘Anxious Forms 2016 Masculinities in Crisis in the Long Nineteenth Century’, 28th October, University of Glasgow

We are delighted to announce that  general registration for ‘Anxious Forms 2016: Masculinities in Crisis in the Long Nineteenth Century’ is now open until 3rd October. You can find out more information about the event, our speakers, Glasgow etc. at our websiteContinue reading “Registration now OPEN: ‘Anxious Forms 2016 Masculinities in Crisis in the Long Nineteenth Century’, 28th October, University of Glasgow”

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