Thursday, February 17, 2011

Why Allegory Now?

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

Registration for the 'Why Allegory Now?' conference is now open.

Keynote speakers: Prof. Jeremy Tambling (Manchester) and Dr. Roger Pooley (Keele).

The conference is hosted by the University of Manchester with the support of the Royal Historical Society, the Society for Renaissance Studies, SAGE and Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group). It will take place on Friday 1st April 2011 at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester.

A provisional programme can be found at

Please email for a copy of the registration form and information regarding travel, accommodation and eating out. The registration form can either be completed electronically and emailed to the conference address or completed by hand and returned to the address on page 1 of the form. Registration closes on Friday 25th March 2011.

The conference fee is £14. Please note that there are 20 x £5 fee reduction bursaries available from the Royal Historical Society and 20 x £5 fee reduction bursaries available from the Society for Renaissance Studies. Postgraduates working in either History or Renaissance-related areas are eligible for these bursaries and they will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Please tick the relevant box on the registration form if you would like to be considered for either of these fee reductions.

If you have any queries regarding the conference please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jade and Matt at


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