Conferences and Seminars

    • The word ‘utopia’ was famously coined by Thomas More in 1516. However, ideas of utopia have been common throughout literature and philosophy ever since ancient times. Throughout history, there has been a continuing tension about the ideal utopian society: the domination of nature on one hand, and the desire for reconciliation on the other. By the ... Read more
    • This symposium explored new directions in literary studies in such key areas as: contemporary authorship, digital publishing, literacy and orality, transnational literatures, and literature and new transdisciplinary research agendas (such as globalisation, sustainability and social inclusion). Bringing together scholars from a variety of disciplines and from different universities, the symposium presented an opportunity for participants ... Read more