Call for Submissions: International Online Symposium

Topic: “Travel in a modernizing world (1700-1840): Materiality, Transformation and Representation”

Hosted by: John Rylands Research Institute – The University of Manchester (UK)

  • When: July 12-13 2021
  • The conference will take place online via Zoom.
  • The language of the conference will be English.
  • Abstracts should be submitted via email to [email protected] by March 19, 2021

A single PDF document should be attached to the email, with the following information:

  • Full Name of the Applicant
  • Affiliation and Contact Details
  • Title of Presentation
  • Presentation Abstract (maximum 350 words)

The conference is part of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Project Travel in Tokugawa Period Japan (1603-1868): Identity, Nation and Social Transformation led by Dr. Sonia Favi (2019-2021).

The project, funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme), investigates the social and cultural history of Tokugawa Japan (1603-1868) through maps from the John Rylands Library Japanese Collection (https://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/search-resources/special-collections/guide-to-specialcollections/a-to-z/collection/?match=Japanese+Collection) Tōkaidō)

Notification of acceptance will be sent out by the end of April 2021. Please send any queries to http://[email protected]


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