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Call for Papers Deadline: Sunday 30 November 2014
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09:30 IES Aestheticism and Decadence in the Age of Modernism: 1895 to 1945

This interdisciplinary conference intends to open discussions about the meaning and significance of Aestheticism and Decadence as these movements evolved between 1895 and the mid-twentieth century. Aestheticism and Decadence were not …

Call for Papers Deadline: Monday 1 September 2014
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09:30 IES Biennial London Chaucer Conference: Science, Magic and Technology

Papers are sought on all aspects of ‘Science, Magic and Technology’ in late medieval literature and culture and particularly within Chaucer studies. Approaches might include:

The presentation of scientific ideas in myth …

Call for Papers Deadline: Monday 2 June 2014
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10:00 IES Forbidden Access: Censoring Books and Archives

‘Forbidden Access’ is a multidisciplinary conference exploring how published works and archival materials and the ideas contained in them are affected, obscured or distorted by censorship. The conference seeks to explore the …

Call for Papers Deadline: Saturday 31 May 2014
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09:00 IES Dickens Day 2014: Dickens and Conviviality

Dickens Day, now in its 28th year, is looking at how conviviality features in Dickens’s life and work. 

Dickens’s works are famously convivial, depicting sociability in myriad forms: from the famously boozy …

Call for Papers Deadline: Friday 30 May 2014
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09:00 IHR London and the First World War

As part of events to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, IWM (Imperial War Museums) in partnership with the Centre for Metropolitan History is organising a major conference that …

IES The Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise

In 2014, the Marginalised Mainstream conference will consider the varieties, motivations, and meanings of disguise. From secret identities to theatrical performances, from fictional fabrications to factual concealment, disguises of all sorts …

Call for Papers Deadline: Wednesday 30 April 2014
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09:30 IES Anna Kavan: Historical Context, Influences and Legacy

A one-day symposium in association with Liverpool John Moores University Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History.

Evening Event:  Anna Kavan's Legacy (details tbc)

Anna Kavan’s publication history spans from her early novels …


Man standing and looking at sunset through barbed wire fence

Bursaries are available for the longest-running interdisciplinary, practice-oriented human rights MA programme in the UK.



Parkour athlete sitting on Senate House roof reading a book

This November, the School, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy, will stage the UK’s first national festival of the humanities.




Social Scholar - Online learning: Developing trends

19th March 2014

School of Advanced Study