Cross-Channel Reflections: European Travel and Migration Across the Centuries was held at the British Library Conference Centre, London on 26 April 2013
This study day, organized by the European Studies Department of the British Library, was devoted to European travel writing and migration from the late seventeenth to the twentieth century. The speakers, who included professional writers and academics, explored both views of Britain by Continental writers and British views of the Continent, as well as migration within and from Europe. Areas covered embraced Eastern and Western Europe, from the Caucasus to Scandinavia, via Spain and Italy, and talks included one on French travellers to England between 1688 and 1734. One session was devoted to research projects creating innovative digital resources.
To view the full programme go to : http://www.bl.uk/whatson/events/event140838.html.
The event was sponsored by Adam Matthews Digital.
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