The Annual International Conference Archives
   
 

The Archives

The Joseph Conrad Society has held an annual international conference since 1974. Information about the past few conferences is archived below. Programmes of earlier conferences are housed in the Society's archives, which may be accessed upon request to the Honorary Secretary.

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The Annual International Conference 2016

The Joseph Conrad Society's 2016 Annual Conference was held at Edinburgh Napier University, in Edinburgh, Scotland, from Wednesday 29th June to Saturday 2nd July, 2016.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf file: 2016 Conference Programme.

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The Annual International Conference 2015

The Joseph Conrad Society's 2015 Annual International Conference was held at the Polish Cultural Centre (P.O.S.K.) in Hammersmith, West London, and the University Women's Club in Mayfair, on 2-4 July.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2015 Conference Programme

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The Annual International Conference 2014

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2014 Annual International Conference, its 40th, was held in Canterbury on 2-6 July.

A special screening of Peter Fudakowski’s Secret Sharer took place at the Gulbenkian Cinema, University of Kent, followed by a discussion with the director.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2014 Conference Programme

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40th Annual International Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society (U.K.), University of Kent at Canterbury, 2-6 July 2014. (To download large image file, click here).


 

The Annual International Conference 2013

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2013 Annual International Conference, its 39th, was held in Rome on 10-13 July.

The keynote lecture was given by Jeremy Hawthorn on 'Joseph Conrad and the testimony of the senses'.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2013 Conference Programme

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The Annual International Conference 2012

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2012 Annual International Conference, its 38th, was held in Bath on 4-7 July.

The keynote lecture was given by Robert Hampson on 'Conrad and Nationality', and there were sessions devoted to Chance in anticipation of the novel's centenary.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2012 Conference Programme

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The Annual International Conference 2011

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2011 Annual International Conference, its 37th, was held in London on 7-9 July.

The sessions of 7-8 July were held at the Polish Social and Cultural Association (POSK) at 238-246 King Street in Hammersmith. Those of 9 July were held at the University Women's Club at 2 Audley Square, Mayfair.

The Philip J. Conrad Memorial lecture was delivered by C. T. Watts, who spoke on 'Heart of Darkness'.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2011 Conference Programme

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The Annual International Conference 2010

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2010 Annual International Conference, its 36th, was held in conjunction with the Société Conradienne Française on 14-17 September in Versailles (St-Quentin-en-Yvelines) and Paris.

The sessions of 14-16 September were held at the Université de Versailles-St-Quentin. The sessions of 17 September were held at the Bibliothèque Polonaise de Paris on the Ile-de-la-Cité.

Keynote lectures were given by Laurence Davies, Zdzislaw Najder, and Claude Maisonnat, and three sessions on Under Western Eyes were held in anticipation of the centenary of the novel's publication.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2010 Conference Programme

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The Annual International Conference 2009

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2009 Annual International Conference, its 35th, was held on 2-4 July at two venues in London. The third Philip J. Conrad Memorial Lecture was delivered by Andrea White.

The sessions of 2 July were held at the Polish Social and Cultural Association (POSK) at 238-246 King Street in Hammersmith. The sessions of 3 and 4 July were held at the University Womens' Club at 2 Audley Square, Mayfair.

The final conference programme is posted here as a .pdf file: 2009 Conference Programme

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The Annual International Conference 2008

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2008 Annual International Conference, its 34th, was held at Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln, 2-5 July.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2008 Conference Programme

In addition to a full schedule of papers, activities included a tour of Lincoln Cathedral and the Tennyson Research Centre and a plenary lecture by C. T. Watts on Under Western Eyes.

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The Annual International Conference 2007

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2007 Annual International Conference, its 33rd, was held at The Polish Social and Cultural Association (POSK) in Hammersmith and at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich on 5-7 July.

Special sessions on Conrad's letters and on the writing of an opera based on "Heart of Darkness" were held. The Philip J. Conrad Memorial lecture was delivered by J. H. Stape, who spoke on Conrad biography.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2007 Conference Programme

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The Annual International Conference 2006

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2006 Annual International Conference, its 32nd, was held at The Polish Social and Cultural Association (POSK) at 238-246 King Street in Hammersmith, London, on 6-8 July.

There were two special sessions on The Secret Agent in anticipation of the centenary of the novel's publication in 2007, and papers on several topics, biographical and critical.

The final conference programme is posted here as a pdf. file: 2006 Conference Programme


 

The Annual International Conference 2005

The Society's 31st Annual International Conference was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, co-sponsored by the Department of English of the Universiteit van Amsterdam and co-hosted by the Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum (Netherlands Maritime Museum), with additional support provided by the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) and the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). The main organizer of the event was Dr Gene M. Moore.

The inaugural Philip J. Conrad Memorial Lecture was delivered by Jacques Berthoud, who spoke on Nostromo.

For the conference programme, abstracts, and an album of photographs, see the Joseph Conrad in Amsterdam website.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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