July 29, 2016

April 2015 Conference

Writing for Liberty Conference Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research Lancaster University, 17-18 April 2015 Keynote speaker: Véronique Tadjo, University of the Witwatersrand The first Writing for Liberty Conference was a two-day event hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University in April 2015. This conference built specifically on Writing for Liberty, a series […]

About Writing for Liberty

This series brings to Lancaster writers who have been imprisoned or persecuted for their writings, or who have used their writing in the interests of social and political liberty. As well as working with writers, we are collaborating with human rights and writers’ organisations such as Amnesty International and International PEN. Our aim: to promote debate around fundamental issues of human liberty through the agency of creative and critical writings. The third event in the series will be followed by a one-day interdisciplinary Conference, drawing on the postgraduate community of creative writing students, based both overseas and at Lancaster.