About HFRN

The Historical Fictions Research Network aims to create a place for the discussion of all aspects of fictional historical narrative. We welcome people working on prose, drama, visual art, reception studies, musicology, museum displays, film, tv, gaming, wargaming, graphic novels, transformative works and any other areas engaged in the narrative construction of the fictional past.

The first HFRN conference took place on 27th and 28th February 2016, at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge; the second was on 24th and 25th February 2017, at and with the collaboration of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich; the third is going to be at one of the centres of the Industrial Revolution, in Stoke-on-Trent. The first issue of a new journal, the Journal of Historical Fictions, in now published.

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Follow us on Twitter: @HistoricalFic

Thank you very much for your interest.

Farah Mendlesohn
Nick Lowe
Jennifer Young
Nina Lübbren

The HFRN is sponsored by the Department of English and Media, Anglia Ruskin University.


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