'The Colonial and Postcolonial Lives of the Book 1765-2005' Institute of English Studies, University of London, Senate House, London, 3-5 November 2005.
The primary focus of this major International conference will be on Asia, Africa and Australasia, although papers are invited on any aspect of colonial and postcolonial publishing and reading history within the specified period. Methodological or comparative papers across more than one region are also welcome. Highlighted themes will include: Publishing and the colonial system; missionary publishing houses; distribution and transport networks; British publishers in the Empire; local publishing; publishing Commonwealth literature; censorship and copyright;Imperial archives and current research; postcolonial publishing opportunities; globalisation, print and the nation state.
Further particulars and accommodation information may be obtained from firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Mary Hammond
Dr Robert Fraser
Department of Literaure
Milton Keynes MK7 6AA
UK Email: email@example.com
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