Cruelty and Compassion 2017

8th Annual Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by Classics at Leeds

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Welcome to the weblog for ‘Cruelty and Compassion’, the 8th Annual Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by Classics at Leeds, held on Monday 19th June 2017!

Thank you to all of our speakers and delegates for another successful conference. We look forward to welcoming you to the 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference in Leeds in June 2018!

The Cruelty and Compassion Conference Programme 2017, which includes abstracts of all papers, is now available! An overview of the programme is also available on this weblog.

The conference was held on Monday 19th June 2017 at Devonshire Hall, University of Leeds.

Keynote Speakers:

– Dr. Marta Cobb, University of Leeds: ‘A Special Connection to the Afterlife?: Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory in the Visions of Medieval Female Mystics’.

– Dr. Bev Back, University of Leeds: Reflections on Feminist Pedagogy.

Please follow the conference hashtag on Twitter – #LeedsCC17– and @LeedsClassics for all the latest conference news. You can also ‘like’ Classics at Leeds on Facebook.

If you have any questions, please do contact the conference organisers at pgconference@leeds.ac.uk. We look forward to hearing from you, and to welcoming you to Leeds!