San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Second Historical Fictions Research Conference
Conference Cultural Collaborator: National Maritime Museum.
Michael Twitty, Explorer of the Culinary Traditions of Africa, African America and the African Diaspora @KosherSoul and http://afroculinaria.com/
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 Hotels.com (use the Maritime Museum, London as the focal point). There is an Ibis nearbye and B&B available via Booking.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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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.