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Registration: The London Victorian Studies Colloquium (3/25/2016; 4/8-10/2016)

royal hollowayThe London Victorian Studies Colloquium: A Residential Postgraduate Weekend
8th-10th April 2016, Royal Holloway Victorian Studies Centre, University of London

Supported by Royal Holloway Humanities and Arts Research Centre and Department of English

The London Victorian Studies Colloquium is an annual weekend residential colloquium for postgraduates and postdocs working in Victorian Studies, to be held at Royal Holloway Victorian Studies Centre on 8-10 April 2016. This is be a relatively informal weekend of postgraduate papers, reading groups and professionalisation workshops, allowing generous spaces also for participants to socialise and study in the beautiful surroundings of the college. The colloquium hopes to include a viewing of the Victorian art collection in the Royal Holloway picture gallery.

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis and the colloquium is open to Masters and doctoral students from the UK or abroad. Participants do not have to present a paper or lead a workshop but we will be looking for a small number of speakers to give short papers (20 minutes) and to participate in a panel on Impact and external engagement. The weekend will be led by Juliet John, Ruth Livesey and Sophie Gilmartin of Royal Holloway. Please e-mail Professor Juliet John (Juliet.John@rhul.ac.uk) if you would like to lead a session or present a paper.

The weekend is subsidised, so fees are £100 for weekend residential delegates (this is an all-in fee which includes the cost of registration, accommodation, dinner, B&B for the weekend) and £80 for non-resident weekend delegates. Follow the link to register: http://onlinestore.rhul.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=678.
The deadline for applicants is 5pm Friday 25 March or as soon as places are full. We have approximately 25 residential places available.

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