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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Saturday, March 30 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
BSFA Lecture

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Dr Louise Livesey, of Ruskin College Oxford, presents her talk "A Highly Political Act: speech, silence, hearing and sexual violence


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Tony Keen

Tony Keen is an Associate Lecturer and Research Affiliate with the Open University, a Visiting Lecturer with the University of Roehampton, and a Summer School Lecturer with Middlesex University. He is Chair of the 2013 Science Fiction Foundation Conference, and a committee member of the BSFA. He writes and teaches on Classical Studies, the connections between the Greco-Roman world and SFF, Classics in cinema, London and the fantastic, and... Read More →
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Louise Livesey

BSFA Lecture
Louise is Tutor in Sociology and Programme Convenor for Women's Studies at Ruskin College Oxford, an institution with over a century's history of pursuing social justice work, learning and activism. This paper is part of on ongoing research interest in the ways in which survivors of sexual violence are portrayed in mainstream society and the ways we can, as individuals, change this. Louise's other research interests include wider concerns... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
1 - Main Programme Cedar Court