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Historical Fictions Research Network 2017

Historical Fictions Research Network

Friday, 24 February 2017 at 09:00 - Saturday, 25 February 2017 at 19:00 (GMT)

Historical Fictions Research Network 2017

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The Second Historical Fictions Research Conference

Conference Cultural Collaborator: National Maritime Museum.

Keynote speakers:

Michael Twitty, Explorer of the Culinary Traditions of Africa, African America and the African Diaspora  @KosherSoul and

Virginia Preston, Kings College, London, is deputy director of the Institute of British History and a specialist in the social history of the navy. She has also written on the fictional naval family, the Marlows.

Christine Riding, of the National Maritime Museum

Inshore Squadron: a re-eneactment group who specialise in recreating the movements of historic naval battles from the Age of Sail and presenting them using computers and models of the ships at conferences and public events.

Lunch on Friday and Saturday is included in the booking price.  

Please go to the booking form

to complete booking where you will also find a request for any information on Access issues to ensure we can provide you with needed support.

We have a designated conference hotel. The area is expensive and prices are a considerable discount on standard:

DeVere Hotel, Kings Walk Greenwich

Hotel booking code: HFRN230217

23rd and 24th Feb:  Twin/Double: £119; single £109)

25th Feb: Twin/Double: £125

Rooms will be released from the block on 12th January

Alternative hotels can be found at (use the Maritime Museum, London as the focal point). There is an Ibis nearbye and B&B available via



Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Please bring ID. There is no minimum age requirement but this is an academic conference. Given the public nature of the venue you may well wish to bring family along and have children present for some period. Chat to us about manging this and we will do our best to support you.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Public transport from London is good. The very easiest and nicest way to get there from central London is to get the Clipper from Embankment and come along the river. You get to see all the sights, and the ferry drops you at the Naval College, perhaps ten minutes walk from the National Maritime Museum. If you need assistance working out the best route for a wheel chair please let us know. 

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact:  We are all in full time employment and response may be slow. We will endeavour to check the email weekly until February when we will check it daily.


What's the refund policy?

Refunds can be requested up to the 1st February 2017


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?



Can I update my registration information?



Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes up to Friday 17th February.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Only if a formal transfer has been made by 17th February.

Harrassment Code:

The HFRN is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference [without a refund] at the discretion of the conference organizers. This includes the posting on social media of comments or photographs designed to intimidate or humiliate.

There will be colour coded badges for people to indicate whether they are comfortable being photographed.  


Do you have questions about Historical Fictions Research Network 2017? Contact Historical Fictions Research Network

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National Maritime Museum
SE10 9NF London
United Kingdom

Friday, 24 February 2017 at 09:00 - Saturday, 25 February 2017 at 19:00 (GMT)

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Historical Fictions Research Network

The Historical Fictions Research Network aims to create a place for the discussion of all aspects of fictional historical narrative. We welcome people working on prose, drama, visual art, reception studies, musicology, museum displays, film, tv, gaming, wargaming, graphic novels, transformative works and any other areas engaged in the narrative construction of the fictional past.

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