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

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Monday, April 1 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beer, (Some) Beards and Duplicators

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Dispatches from the fannish frontier: our Fan GoH, Edward James, is celebrating his 50th year in fandom. Our panel recall fannish events, productions. anecdotes and tall tales from the 60s to the present day.


Speakers
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Caroline Mullan

Trustee, Science Fiction Foundation
Trustee and committee of the Science Fiction Foundation for the past 20 years. SF reader since 1970 or thenabouts. Thirty years an active fan, I have run conventions (several Eastercons, several Worldcons, a number of smaller cons), written for and published fanzines (most recently published in Banana Wings), tried my hand at science fiction (though alas, never published), and judged the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Passionately interested in the... Read More →

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Edward James

Edward James is well-known for his discussion and critical appraisal of science fiction, through his time as editor of Foundation, as author of Science Fiction In The Twentieth Century and (with Farah Mendlesohn) A Short History of Fantasy, and as an editor of The Cambridge Companion To Science Fiction, The Cambridge Companion To Fantasy and The Parliament Of Dreams: Conferring On Babylon 5. Edward has also... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
2 - Rowan Cedar Court