DAY 1: Friday, 09 June 2017 – Room OC 0.04

10h15 – 10h30   | Conference Opening


10h30 – 11h20   | Neil Lazarus (University of Warwick)

Stone upon Stone: Land, Labour and Consciousness in World-Literary  Perspective

Session’s Chair: Sourit Bhattacharya


11h20 – 12h10   | Ranka Primorac  (University of Southampton)

An African Periphery and the Values for our Time

Session’s Chair: Neil Lazarus


12h10 – 13h10   | Lunch


13h10 – 14h00   | Mike Niblett (University of Warwick)

The ‘long’ 1970s: Neoliberalism, Unevenness, and Form in the work of  Marlon James

Session’s Chair: Lara Choksey


14h00 – 14h50   | Mark Sabine (University of Nottingham)

A Tale of Two ‘Peripheries’: Portuguese Eurasian Identity in C21st  Malaysia

Session’s Chair: Pablo Mukherjee


14h50 – 15h10   | Coffee Break


15h10 – 16h00   | Michael Tsang (University of Warwick)

The Peripherality of Hong Kong in Postcolonial Studies and World-System

Session’s Chair: Rashmi Varma


16h00 – 16h50 | Robert Young (New York University – Abu Dhabi)

Peripheral Palestine

Session’s Chair: Emanuelle Santos


17h00 – 19h00 | Keynote Lecture: Franco Moretti (Stanford University)

Totentanz. Operationalizing Aby Warburg’s Pathosformel

Session’s Chair: Nick Lawrence


DAY 2: Saturday, 10 June 2017 – Room OC 0.04


10h00 – 10h50   | Paulo de Medeiros (University of Warwick)

Politics of the Damned: From Postcolonial to Postimperial Critique

Session’s Chair: Michael Tsang


10h50 – 11h40   | Elleke Boehmer  (University of Oxford)

Language and Literary Critique in the One Uneven World

Session’s Chair: Ranka Primorac


11h40 – 12h30   | Emanuelle Santos (University of Warwick)

Late Postcoloniality: at the Peripheries of Postcolonial Time and Space

Session’s Chair: Paulo de Medeiros


12h30 – 13h30   | Workshop Closing and Lunch