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The 51st Annual International Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK) London, 4 - 6 July 2024

The Joseph Conrad Society (UK) invites proposals for papers for its 51st Annual International Conference, to be held at the Polish Cultural Centre (POSK), Hammersmith, on 4-5 July, and the University Women’s
Club, Mayfair, on 6 July.

Call for papers here

University Women's Club accommodation details here

University of London accommodation details here

Joseph Conrad - Mariner, Neo-Romantic, Humanist:Texts and Contexts of Life and Work.  December 12 — 09:30 -11:00 GMT

Online event led by Department of Philology at the International University of Economics and Humanities, Rivne, Ukraine

Google Meet:

For more information see here

Max Beerbohm: The Price of Celebrity
20 October 2023 to 28 January 2024

The New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY

The exhibition features the first public showing of Beerbohm’s caricature of Joseph Conrad in an ‘improved’ copy of A Christmas Garland, and the original manuscript of the parody, ‘THE FEAST’ by  J*S*PH  C*NR*D, as published in the latter volume.

For more information see here

To Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK)

The Polish Library POSK in London presents

Joseph Conrad Korzeniowski Life and Work Exhibition

Curated by Dr Dobrosława Platt, Director of the Polish Library POSK, with the assistance of Dr Hugh Epstein, Honorary Secretary, Joseph Conrad Society (UK)

POSK 238-246 King Street, London W6 0RF
tel: 020 8 741 1940  -  email:

Admission Free

The Conrad Panel at MLA Convention Philadelphia (USA) January 2024

Splendid Difficulty: Teaching Conrad

Sponsored by the Joseph Conrad Society of America, the panel is chaired by Debra Romanick Baldwin (University of Dallas).

More information here

The Melville, Conrad Panel at MLA Convention Philadelphia (USA) January 2024

Melville, Conrad, and the Concept of Life: Celebration & Sorrow

The panel, chaired by Mark Deggan (Simon Fraser University), is a joint venture of the Joseph Conrad Society of America and the Melville Society.

More information here

CFP “Conrad’s Legacy A.D. 2024” Jagiellonian University, Kraków, 10-12 October 2024

The Joseph Conrad Society (Poland) and The Jagiellonian University Joseph Conrad Research Centre invite proposals for papers for the forthcoming International Conference

Proposals for 20-minute papers and for panels on all topics related to Conrad’s life, work and legacy are welcome.

The deadline for submission of abstracts in English (200-300 words) is 30 January 2024.

For more information see here

"Kent’s Remarkable Writers" Exhibition

The Marlowe Kit, Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NZ.  Telephone: 01227 78778

Open Saturdays 10am-5pm & Sundays 12pm-5pm - admission free

A free exhibition about the lives and works of Joseph Conrad, Christopher Marlowe, and Aphra Behn. Explore their connections to Canterbury and the very different worlds in which they lived, through objects and immersive activities (including the chance to dress-up as an Elizabethan actor and use a typewriter from Conrad’s time).

The exhibition’s collection includes historic items, and belongings from the personal collection of Joseph Conrad.

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