London Society members are warmly invited to attend The Literary London Society’s annual conference, which will be held on the 13-14th July 2017 at Senate House. This year’s theme is ‘Fantastic London: Dream, Speculation and Nightmare’. Plenary speakers are as follows:
- Darran Anderson (author of Imaginary Cities) – After London: What Apocalyptic Visions Tell Us about the City, from the Medieval to the Modern
- Dr Caroline Edwards (Birkbeck) – Armchair Apocalypse, or, Why Destroying London in Speculative Literature is So Enjoyable
- Prof Rohan McWilliam (Anglia Ruskin) – The Cultural Work of the Victorian West End of London
Conference attendees will also have exclusive access to the ‘Talking Orwell’ installation, organised by The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (UCL).