21 November – 25 November 2011
Historical fiction is more popular and critically well received than ever before, and its relationship with academic history is of increasing interest to historians. ‘Novel Approaches’ seeks to explore this phenomenon by bringing together a wide range of speakers, including academic and public historians, authors and publishers.
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The programme is also available through a downloadable PDF: Novel Approaches Online Conference Programme.
Monday 21 November
Tuesday 22 November
The Popularity of Historical Fiction
Opinion Pieces: Jonathan Blaney
Wednesday 23 November
The differences and similarities between historical fiction and academic history
Opinion pieces: Peter Robinson
Further conference information: Suggestions Box
Thursday 24 November
Does the success of historical fiction benefit or threaten academic history?
Miscellaneous: Historical Resources workshop
Friday 25 November
Additional: Conference Survey;