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Strangers in Strange Lands: Anthropology and Science Fiction

The SF Foundation has helped to finance this two-day symposium at the University of Kent on 15th and 16th November.  The symposium webpage can be found here:
http://www.kent.ac.uk/sac/news/index.html?view=1477 

Swords, Sorcery, Sandals and Space: Conference Programme

The programme for the conference in June/July is now available:http://swordssorcerysandalsspace.wordpress.com/2013/06/03/conference-programme/

Swords, Sorcery, Sandals and Space: The Fantastika and the Classical World: Registration

Swords, Sorcery, Sandals and Space: The Fantastika and the Classical World
A Science Fiction Foundation Conference
Saturday 29 June - Monday 1 July 2013
 
At the Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool
 
The rate for a delegate (whether full or unwaged) includes lunch, coffee breaks, and the banquet.  Day rates are available for those unable to attend the full event.

2013 Conference Bursaries

 

SFF Conference 2013 - change of Guests

 We regret to announce that, due to personal reasons, Catherynne M. Valente is no longer able to attend the 2013 Science Fiction Foundation Conference.  We thank Catherynne for her support of the event. 

CFP 2013 SFF Conference reminder

This is a final reminder to  sf scholars and other interested parties that the Call for Papers for the 2013 Conference (Swords, Sorcery, Sandals and Space: The Fantastika and the Classical World) closes on 

Peter Hingley (RIP)

The SFF regrets to announce the death of Peter Hingley, the Librarian at the Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, who was our host at recent AGMs.Our thoughts are with Peter's family, colleagues, and friends.

CFP 2013 SFF Conference reminder

We'd like to remind sf scholars and other interested parties that the Call for Papers for the 2013 Conference (Swords, Sorcery, Sandals and Space: The Fantastika and the Classical World) closes on 30 September 2012.More details here: http://www.sf-foundation.org/conference

BSFA Award Nomination for The Unsilent Library

The Unsilent Library has been nominated for the BSFA Award for Non-Fiction. The Award will be presented at Olympus 2012, the British National Science Fiction Convention.Congratulations to Graham Sleight, Simon Bradshaw, and Tony Keen.More details here:

London Bid for Worldcon in 2014 confirmed

Chicon 7 has announced the start of the process to select the host site for the 72nd Worldcon. London in 2014 is the sole bidder.  The bid, jointly chaired by Steve Cooper and Mike Scott, proposes to host the Worldcon in London, England, from August 14 to August 18, 2014.

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