Keynote Speaker: Dr Berny Sèbe (University of Birmingham)

Professional Development Workshop: Dr Nicola Frith (University of Edinburgh)

Roundtable: Dr Charlotte Baker, Dr Delphine Grass, Dr Lindsey Moore, Dr John Strachan (Lancaster University)

Join us at Lancaster University on 16 June 2017 to explore the encounters of peoples and cultures across the postcolonial Francophone world.  In a supportive and friendly environment, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your research to other postgraduates with similar or related passions and interests.  You’ll also get to benefit from the expertise of leading academics who are delivering professional training sessions targeted to postgraduates working in the field of Francophone postcolonial studies. The day promises to stimulate discussion, debate and reflection on cutting-edge topics within the field.

If you would like to give a paper, send your abstract of up to 300 words (with paper title, name, and university affiliation) to: sfpspg2017@gmail.com. Or simply email us to let us know you’re coming along to enjoy the presentations and training sessions.

Call For Papers deadline: 16 April 2017

Confirmation of acceptance by: 3 May 2017

 The Yves Hervouet Research Fund  for Anglo-French relations is generously providing travel bursaries for presenters.  Click here to find out how to apply.