Liverpool Travel Seminar, Saturday 24th September 2016

Liverpool Travel Seminar, Saturday 24th September 2016

The tenth annual Liverpool Travel Seminar will be held at Blackburne House, Liverpool, on Saturday 24 September 2016. The Liverpool Travel Seminar is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research forum launched jointly by Liverpool Hope University, the University of Liverpool, and Liverpool John Moores University in 2007. This year’s event is arranged in association with the Arts and Humanities Research Council ‘Translating Cultures’ theme, and brings together researchers linked to AHRC-funded projects with members of the Network on Travel Writing of the Far North to discuss questions of travel and place. Speakers include Professor Karina Lykke Grand (Aarhus University, Denmark) Professor Margaret Topping (Queen’s University Belfast) and Professor Carol Tully (Bangor University). The seminar is organised by Professor Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool), Dr. Zoe Kinsley (Liverpool Hope University) and Dr. Kate Walchester (Liverpool John Moores University). For further details contact Kate Walchester (K.A.Walchester@ljmu.ac.uk). You can reserve a place here. ...
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Mobilities & Place: A Multidisciplinary Travel Symposium

Mobilities & Place: A Multidisciplinary Travel Symposium

On Saturday May 9th 2015, LJMU English will host the ‘Mobilities and Place’ Symposium. This will be the ninth annual Liverpool Travel Seminar, organised by Liverpool John Moores University, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and Liverpool Hope University. In addition to keynote speakers including Dr. Catherine Armstrong (University of Loughborough), Professor Simon Bainbridge (University of Lancaster) and Dr. Debbie Lisle (Queen’s University, Belfast), the symposium will feature four panels of international delegates. LJMU's Dr. Kate Walchester, whose research specialism is in nineteenth century travel narratives, said, ''From the range and diversity of papers the symposium promises to be an exciting event. The Liverpool Travel Seminar is an established forum for interdisciplinary debate and this year's event will extend its reach to a wider international network of scholars". For further information, please contact Kate at K.A.Walchester@ljmu.ac.uk. The event is free, but interested parties need to register here. ...
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