25-26 September 2014, Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
Convenor: Dr Tiziana Morosetti (Oxford)
Funded under the 2011 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships scheme, European Commission
Confirmed speakers: Professor Ross Forman (Warwick), Dr Peter Yeandle (Manchester), Dr Hazel Waters (Institute of Race Relations, London)
- Definitions of ‘exotic’
- Staging the ‘exotic’ body
- Cultural and political backgrounds, including science and the 'exotic'
- The travelling ‘exotic’
- The legacy of 19th-century ‘exotic’ body
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