Please register here if you would like to attend the conference but are not giving a paper.
Please follow the ‘programme’ link to see a provisional programme for the day.
This year’s conference will be held in Somerset House East Wing, recently acquired by King’s College London. Please see here for links to maps and transport information. The conference will start at 09.00 and finish at 18.00, after which there will be a drinks reception. We will be booking a conference dinner at a central London restaurant for those who wish to join us. More information to follow.
The deadline for abstract submissions has now passed! Thank you to all who have submitted an abstract for consideration – the response has been overwhelming and of an exceptionally high standard. The organisational committee are now working on the programme for the day and will be in touch soon with updates and a confirmed programme. Thank you all again for your interest, we hope to be seeing many of you in November.
We are delighted to announce that Dr Clare Finburgh from the University of Essex will be speaking at the conference. More details to follow soon…
We are delighted to announce the title of Professor Hugh Roberts’ contribution to the day’s proceedings: ‘Laughter and Nonsense: Early Modern Practice and Modern Theory’. Further information on Professor Roberts’ work and interests can be found on the speaker page and at:
Welcome to the blog for the London Postgraduate French Conference 2013: Splitting Sides: A Conference on Laughter.
The conference will be held on Thursday November 7th 2013, at King’s College London. Please keep an eye on the website for conference updates.