Concluding conference January 23-24, 2020



The concluding conference European travel writing in context: strategies of negotiating identity in travel writing – a comparative approach took place in Mainz on January 23-24, 2020. With papers by Tim Youngs (Nottingham Trent University), Nikol Dziub (Mulhouse), Alison Martin (Mainz), Jean-Xavier Ridon (University of Nottingham), Anna Sennefelder (Freiburg) and many more.
In cooperation with the intercultural research platform Zentrum für Interkulturelle Studien (ZIS) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
Please click here for the programme.
Please click here for more information (in German).



Evening with Jochen Schmidt (author of novels and travel writing; translator of travel writing) at the bookshop Cardabela (Frauenlobstraße 40, 55118 Mainz) as part of the conference on January 23, 2020, 7pm. All welcome (reading in German)!
Jochen Schmidt read from his new book Gebrauchsanweisung fürs Laufen (for an extract click here) and a travelogue about Helsinki and talked about his work as a travel writer (inlcuding photographs by the author!).
Please click here for information in German.

Foto Jochen Schmidt: (C) Voland&Quist/Tim Jockel