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The 8th Triennial Conference of the International John Bunyan Society
Aix-en-Provence (France), 6–9 July 2016
Plenary speakers: Alec Ryrie (Durham), Andrew Spicer (Oxford Brookes), Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge), Helen Wilcox (Bangor).
The conference will concentrate on the expression and representation of Protestant Dissent, Nonconformity and Puritanism (1500–1800), with an emphasis on the relationship between written and oral cultures. Topics might include: preaching, singing and praying; public and private devotion; conferences and disputations; epistolary conversation; religion and politics; rumour and defamation; reading and publishing Dissent; the representation of emotions…
The conference will be hosted conjointly by the research centres on the anglophone world of Aix-Marseille and Montpellier Universities.
Applicants are invited to send proposals for 30-minute papers or for panels (3 x 30-minute papers). Please include a title for the paper; a summary of no more than 300 words; a 100-word biographical outline; and a one-page CV.
Bursaries are available for doctoral students and young researchers. To apply, explain your need for support, your likely travel costs, and include a reference letter (from e.g. a supervisor).
Send all proposals and communications (Word documents only, no pdf) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 31 May 2015
All answers by August 2015
FURTHER INFORMATION: johnbunyansociety.org