Monday, September 26, 2011

Fairfax 400 Anniversary Conference

Call for Papers
Marc Fitch House, University of Leicester
30 June – 1 July 2012

This conference will investigate the impact of Sir Thomas Fairfax (1612–1671) upon his time and contemporaries. It will combine the approaches of historians and literary scholars to examine afresh his multiple roles as a general, politician, landowner, husband and literary figure. His memory, image and reputation in art, literature, media and film will also be assessed in this exciting weekend conference which will also include an afternoon tour of Naseby conducted by members of the Naseby Battlefield Project.

Please could prospective speakers email the conference organizers by 1 January 2012 with your contact details, a title, and a 300-word abstract of your proposed contribution.

Conference organizers:

Dr Andrew Hopper

Dr Philip Major


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