CFP: Politics and Middle-earth (UK) (4/30/06; 7/22/06)

full name / name of organization:

Politics and Middle-earth

The 2006 Tolkien Society Seminar will be held on Saturday 22 July in the
Pierce room at the Assembly House, Norwich, England.

Call for Papers

Papers are sought on any aspect of the seminar theme. In particular
papers may wish to address one or more of the following:

        Politics portrayed within the fictional world of Middle-earth

        Real world political use of Tolkien's works

        Tolkien's role in/influence on academic politics

        Tolkien's personal politics as revealed by his life and works

Papers should be either 20 or 45 minutes long to fit into half-hour or
hour slots with time for questions/discussion. There may also be scope
to accommodate a number of short 10 minute presentations. Please send
the title, a short summary/abstract and the intended length to the
seminar organiser: Trevor Reynolds, The Tolkien Society, 65 Wentworth
Crescent, Ash Vale, Aldershot, GU12 5LF, United Kingdom or by email to
seminar @ by 30 April 2006.


The cost of registration is £18.00 for Tolkien Society members or £20.00
for non-members. Registration forms are available from the seminar
organiser. Registration will also be available on-line at\seminar from mid-March. Lunch and refreshments
are included in the registration fee. The venue is wheelchair
accessible. The closing date for registration is 14 July 2006, however
spaces are limited so to secure your place please book early.

More information about the venue can be found at Information about accommodation in
Norwich can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre: email,; telephone, 01603 727927 or
--Trevor Reynolds "It might look a bit messy now, but just you come back in 500 years time" (T. Pratchett) ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Mon Feb 27 2006 - 12:18:59 EST