Venue: Lancaster House Hotel conference centre, Green Lane, Lancaster, LA1 4GJ

Thursday 2 July

9:15–9:30: Welcome

9:30–10:30: Aleida Assmann (Konstanz), ‘Sermons for Peace — The Writer as a Public Institution’

10:30-11:30: Panel: Authority, Authorship and the Global Market

Anna-Katharina Krüger, Katy Stewart and Joanna Neilly

11:30-12:30: Coffee & discussion

12:30-13:30: Anne Barron (Law Department, London School of Economics) ‘Credit, Voice and Royalties’

13:30–14:30: Lunch

14:30-15:30: Panel: Political Translations of Authorship

Nathalie Carré, Alex Harrington and Sandra Mayer

15:30-16:30: Tea and discussion

16:30–17:30: Plenary session

19:00: Dinner

20:30: Poetry reading with Mazen Maarouf

Friday 3 July

9:30-10.30: Benedict Schofield (German Studies, Kings College London), ‘The Global Shakespeare’


11:00-13.00: Interactive round table: ‘What is a World Author?’

With Alessandro Gallenzi (Alma Books), Gesche Ipsen (Pushkin Press), Charlotte Ryland (New Books in German), Frank Wynne (freelance translator from the French and the Spanish), Mazen Maarouf (author), Sridhara Aghalaya (literary agent)

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:00: Panel: Embodiment, Authenticity and Authorship

Caroline Summers, Kate Roy and Emily Spiers

15:00-16:00: Susan Bassnett, (Comparative Literature, Warwick), The Power of Rewritings

16:00-17:00: Small group discussions


Further details

Registration for this event is now open via the Authors and the World website.

For more information please contact Dr Emily Spiers.


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