#Shelley200

The organisers of the Shelley Conference are delighted to launch a series of online events.

As we approach the 2022 Shelley Conference, we invite Shelley scholars, students, and admirers from around the world to take part in #Shelley200. Join us for a series of free online events celebrating Percy Bysshe Shelley’s life, works, and legacy. Book tickets for live events below, and view the recordings of past events at the bottom of this page.

The Jane Poems Roundtable

26 January 2022

As we approach the bicentenary of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s death on 8th July 1822, our panel of leading Shelley scholars will gather to discuss the poet’s last lyrics to Jane Williams. The speakers at this online event will include Madeleine Callaghan, Kelvin Everest, William Keach, and Merrilees Roberts. Presentations on selected lyrics will be followed by a lively discussion and open Q&A. This event will be chaired by Shelley Conference organiser Amanda Blake Davis.

Booking is essential, please register through Eventbrite below.

Shelley and Travel Roundtable

21 March 2022

A global gathering of Shelley experts will discuss the poet’s actual and imagined travels and travel writing in this online roundtable. Our guests will include Nahoko Miyamoto Alvey, Benjamin Colbert, Cian Duffy, and Anna Mercer. Join us for this fascinating discussion and tour through Shelley’s literary travels, followed by open Q&A. This event will be chaired by Shelley Conference organiser Amanda Blake Davis.

Booking is essential, please register through Eventbrite below.

Recordings of Past Events:

Interviews: Sharon Ruston | Will Bowers | Nora Crook | Kelvin Everest

Roundtables: Epipsychidion | Revolutionary Shelley | Shelleyan Fragments