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Hakluyt University

The Hakluyt Society Symposium 2017: Trading Companies and Travel Literature
11-12 September 2017 Chatham Historic Docks / University of Kent

This conference brings together travel literature and trading companies by exploring how the various European companies collected, created, curated, protected and utilised material relating to travel and discovery around the world. Set in the historic environment of the University of Kent’s Medway campus, the Hakluyt Society Symposium 2017 brings together senior experts and early career researchers to engage in cross-disciplinary conversation. In line with the core activity of the Hakluyt Society, the symposium will include an editorial workshop focused on editing and publishing scholarly editions of travel literature.

Registration for the Symposium is now open and may be completed here

A registration fee of £60 applies to non-members. Hakluyt Society members may register for £30, Hakluyt Society student members attend for free. The fee includes lunch and refreshments on both days and a reception on day 1. A separate dinner ticket (£25) is available to those wishing to attend the dinner following the reception on day 1.

The full programme and logistical information is available here