Conference 2021

‘Conan Doyle and Storytelling’

Edinburgh Conan Doyle Network Conference
10th–11th December, 2021
Birkbeck, University of London

The full programme, abstracts, and speaker notes for the conference can be viewed here

‘Conan Doyle and Storytelling’ was hosted in partnership with the Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies. It was the fourth event associated with the Edinburgh Edition of the Works of Arthur Conan Doyle, sponsored by the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Conan Doyle Estate.

Keynote recordings

Keynote 1: Professor Robert Hampson, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Keynote 2: Professor Christine Ferguson, University of Stirling.

Panel and other recordings

Panel 1 ‘Journeys’, with Anne Chapman and Mike Wilkinson. Chaired by Simon James:

Panel 2 ‘Genres I’, with Ailise Bulfin and Nils Clausson. Chaired by Christine Ferguson:

Panel 3 ‘Genres II’, with Mark Alberstat and Douglas Kerr. Chaired by Christine Ferguson:

Panel 4 ‘Empire’, with Mark Jones, Maria João Brito, and Niyati Sharma. Chaired by Robert Hampson:

Panel 5 ‘Holmeses’ with Sheldon Goldfarb, Antonija Primorac, and Severio Tomaiuolo. Chaired by Jonathan Cranfield:

Panel 6: ‘Evidence’, with Christine D. Myers, Elizabeth J. Deis and Lowell T. Frye, and Josephine Sharoni. Chaired by James Machin (apologies for the missing several minutes at the beginning of this recording):

Roundtable on editing Conan Doyle for the new Edinburgh edition, with Jonathan Cranfield, Douglas Kerr, James Machin, and Anne Schwan:

‘The Adventure of the Dying Detective’ by Arthur Conan Doyle, performed by Robert Lloyd Parry: