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Annual conference

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​​​​​​​​​The Leeds Centre of Victorian Studies (LCVS) hosts a one-day colloquium every year that attracts Victorian scholars from around the world. Whether you're a postgraduate student, academic or member of the public, attendees will benefit from:
  • world-leading Victorian Studies speakers
  • academic discussion
  • networking opportunities
  • research papers


​This year's conference, titled 'Water', will be on Friday 7 April. More details to follow. 


​Our annual conference was the 26th ​Annual Conference on Virgin​ia Woolf​: Virgin​ia Woolf and Heritage. 

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​Hosting the British ​Association ​for Victorian Studies Conference 2015 marked the ‘coming of age’ for the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, which celebrated 21 years in 2015, and was titled Victorian Age(s).  

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This year's annual conference was in partnership with the Northern Nineteenth-Century Network (NNCN), entitled Pa​raphernalia! Victorian Objects​.​

Volumes of working papers from previous conferences

​Working papers are available to purchase by contacting the LCVS team on +44 (0) 113 283 7100 ext. 396 or ​
  • Towards​ the Metropolis, April 2014
  • Victorian Spiritualities, March 2012
  • Victorian Childhoods, March 2010
  • Victorian Ethics, March 2008
  • Victorian Soundscapes Revisited, March 2007
  • Victorian Spaces, March 2006
  • The Pre-Raphaelite Ideal, March 2004
  • Culture Institutions, March 2002
  • Unrespectable Recreations, March 2001
  • Platform, Pulpit, Rhetoric, March 2000
  • Scholarship in Victorian Britain, March 1998​