About HFRN

The Historical Fictions Research Network aims to create a place for the discussion of all aspects of the construction of the historical narrative. The focus of the conference is the way we construct history, the narratives and fictions people assemble and how. Recent keynotes have explored the experiences of excavations at Treblinka; the use of DNA to reconstruct historical narratives; explorations of memorial practices at battle fields; cookery as a means to explore the past; new insights resulting from a computer based re-construction of the battle of Trafalgar;  and a discussion of new approaches at the Petrie Museum. We welcome both academic and practitioner presentations.

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  construction of narratives of the past.

The next conference will be in Manchester, Friday 22nd and 23rd of February 2019.

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

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