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Clément Dessy, Ana Parejo Vadillo
17 March 18
Sandra Mayer, Philip Bullock
Transnational Lives and Cosmopolitan Biographies, 17 March 2018
Introduction and welcome by Philip Bullock and Sandra Mayer
Panel 1: Dictionaries of International Biography (chair: Sandra Mayer)
Clément Dessy (Warwick) - ‘Cross-Border Narratives and Life Writing: Émile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig’
Ana Parejo Vadillo (Birkbeck) - ‘The Turn to the Right: Maurice Barrès and “Les Trois Mary” de Mary Robinson’
This one-day conference will examine the relationship between life-writing, transnationalism and language-led research. Key questions to be explored include: the representation of cosmopolitan identities; the transnational circulation of fame; and the tangled relationship between creativity, migration, and exile.
Convened by Philip Bullock and Sandra Mayer in collaboration with the "Writing 1900” research network.