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Oct 29

How to get published: An event presented in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 18:00 to Friday, October 30, 2020 - 20:15

Online, via 'Writers and Artists Website'

After holding Sold Out events at the Open University offices of Edinburgh, London, Cardiff & Belfast, we are moving to an online incarnation of our successful pre-pandemic conference format. Which means business as usual, with a line-up of acclaimed authors, commissioning editors and literary agents on hand to offer tips on the creative process as well as invaluable insight into the world of publishing.

Nov 3

Bookshelves in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic conference - Registration now open

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:00 to Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 20:00

Online, via Microsoft Teams

Organised by the History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) research collaboration, this conference invites proposals from researchers in all relevant disciplines (book history, literary studies, publishing studies, cultural studies, anthropology, visual and material culture, librarianship, digital cultures etc).

Nov 13

Eco-creativity: Music, Religion, Activism

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 10:00 to 17:00

An Online Conference, The Open University

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to foster dialogue around the interactions between music, religion and politics in the context of the ecological crisis.

May 13

Conference: Tobias Smollett at 300: the work of writing -CFP is open

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, May 14, 2021 - 20:00

Online, via Zoom

Next year will mark the three-hundredth anniversary of Smollett’s birth and this provides the excuse to ask some questions about his ‘work of writing’. This online conference invites papers on Tobias Smollett and/or the ‘work of writing’ in the eighteenth century. Whilst we are looking to re-evaluate Smollett’s work on the three-hundredth anniversary of his birth, we also welcome papers on related figures or practices that help to contextualise and understand it.

Aug 31

Conference: British Society of Aesthetics Connections: Conceptual Engineering and Aesthetics

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 09:00 to Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 17:00

Cambridge, UK

British Society of Aesthetics Connections: Conceptual Engineering and Aesthetics conference was planned to take place on 7–8 September 2020 in Cambridge, UK, but was POSTPONED until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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