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2017 Masterclass applications now open

Applications are now open for the 2017 Science Fiction Foundation Masterclass in Science Fiction Criticism. The 2017 Masterclass, the Eleventh, will take place from Friday 30 June to Sunday 2 July. We are delighted to have once again secured at the Royal Observatory Greenwich as a venue.

The 2017 Class Leaders are:

Nick Hubble (Brunel University)

John J. Johnston (Egypt Exploration Society)

Note for subscribers

Foundation 125 (our winter 2016 issue) has been sent to be typeset but, due to the heavy workload in production at this time of year, copies will not be available to be printed and distributed until the start of January 2017. We apologize for the delay and will look to avoid the Christmas rush next year. 

2017: A Clarke Odyssey

Dr Andrew M. Butler (Canterbury Christ Church University) and Dr Paul March-Russell (University of Kent, Canterbury) have the pleasure of announcing a call for papers for a centenary conference on the life and work of Sir Arthur C. Clarke, to be held at Canterbury Christ Church in December 2017.

North Country

North Country, a play by Tajinder Singh Hayer, produced by Freedom Studios, is being performed at The Wild Woods in Bradford from 26th October to 5th November.  Further details on Freedom Studios website.

AGM programme and map

AGM programme and map to get to the venue here.


The Science Fiction Foundation AGM will be held at noon on Saturday 25th June at Lecture theatre 1, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ as part of the BSFA/SFF

Call for Papers: Science Fiction and Theatre

Compared to film, TV and the novel, science fiction theatre is not a widely discussed topic.

Places still available on the 2016 Masterclass in Science Fiction Criticism

Places still available on the 2016 Masterclass in Science Fiction Criticism, on a first-come-first-served basis.

Mini-Masterclasses at Mancunicon

Every Summer the Science Fiction Foundation holds a Masterclass in Science Fiction Criticism with world-renowned critics, academics and authors. 

In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction [EXTENDED DEADLINE]


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