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CRSF is a postgraduate conference designed to promote the research of speculative fictions including, but not limited to, science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Our aim is to showcase some of the latest developments in this dynamic and evolving field, by providing a platform for the presentation of current research by postgraduates. The conference will also encourage the discussion of this research and the construction of crucial networks with fellow researchers.

Watch this space for upcoming CRSF news.

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Collected CfPs and Events

2014 looks to be a pretty amazing year for UK (and Ireland)-based conferences on speculative fiction. Of course CRSF is returning on June 20th, and London is hosting WorldCon, but there are also many other fascinating and exciting events taking part all over the country. Collected below are links to information regarding these events. If you'd like us to list your event here please let us know:

26th April: Stage the Future: The First International Conference on Science Fiction Theatre, University of Royal Holloway, London.

31st May and 1st June: The Science Fiction 'New Wave' at Fifty Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich. 

20th June: Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF), Univeristy of Liverpool.

4th July: Visualising Fantastika: an Interdisciplinary Conference, Lancaster University.

9th and 10th August: Nine Worlds Geekfest at the Radisson Heathrow.

11-13th August: Science Fiction Foundation Masterclass with tutors Andy Duncan, Neil Easterbrook and K.V. Johansen, Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

14th-18th August: Worldcon in London.

20th August: Bujold Conference, Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge.

21st August: Irradiating the Object: M. John Harrison, Warwick University.

22nd-23rd August: SF/F Now, Warwick Univeristy.

22nd-24th August: Shamrokon (the Eurocon), Dublin.

5th-7th September: British Fantasy Con, York.

5th & 6th September: Diana Wynne Jones conference, Newcastle.


19th - 21st September: ‘A Fiend in the Furrows’: Perspectives on "Folk Horror" in Literature, Film and Music, Queens University, Belfast.


(Thanks to Edward James who listed most of these events on the Foundation facbook page)

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