For the third year running, the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS) is holding an afternoon of short talks by some of Britain’s leading researchers in Victorian Studies. The talks will be filmed, edited and later made available online. The presentations will be followed by Q & As and a roundtable discussion. The event is free but booking is required, so please reserve a place through this page if you would like to attend.
BAVS Talks 2017 will take place at Birkbeck, University of London on the 25th of May, 2-5pm. We will be working to a tight schedule, so please make sure you are in your seats before the 14:00 start.
The speakers will be:
Prof. Sally Shuttleworth (University of Oxford), “Health, Wealth and the Victorian City”.
Prof. Liz Prettejohn (University of York), “Alma-Tadema: The Story of an Exhibition”.
Prof. Julie-Marie Strange (University of Manchester), “Autobiography and the Limits of the Imagination”.
Prof. Laurel Brake (Birkbeck), “Print and Digital: Periodicals ‘then’ and ‘now’”.
Coffee and biscuits will be served after the talks, followed by a roundtable discussion.
Attendance is free but limited so please book your place online here via Eventbrite.