Conferences

2014 Archives and Afterlife - The Seventh International Iris Murdoch Conference
  The seventh international Iris Murdoch Conference will be held at Kingston University in September 2014. More infomation.
  Call for Papers - 30 April 2014 deadline
Date: 12-13 September 2014
Venue: Kingston University
2014 Virtue Ethics Philosophy and the Novel Conference
  Roma Tre University, Rome (Italy) is pleased to announce the First International Conference on Iris Murdoch.
   
Date: 20-22 February 2014
Venue: Roma Tre University, Rome (Italy)
2012 Sixth International Iris Murdoch Conference: Baggy Monsters - The Late Works of Iris Murdoch
  The sixth international Iris Murdoch Conference was held at Kingston University in September 2012.
  Conference Report
Date: 14th & 15th September 2012
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University
2010 Fifth International Iris Murdoch Conference: Iris Murdoch: On the Margins
  The fifth Iris Murdoch conference was held at Kingston University in 2010. Papers and plenaries explored and celebrated Murdoch's relationship with marginality: from themes and characters, to unexpected links between her work and that of others and the relationship between the central concerns in her writing and apparently peripheral interests.
Programme: Download conference report (PDF file, 47 KB)
Date: 10th & 11th September 2010
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University
2008 Fourth International Iris Murdoch Conference: Intertextuality and Interdisciplinarity
  The fourth Iris Murdoch Conference was held at Kingston University in 2008. The Conference celebrated interdisciplinary links found in Murdoch's work, for example with philosophy, theology, art, music, drama and poetry. Fresh insights into how psychoanalysis and science is represented in her work, and into her changing status in relation to recent shifts in critical theory, was encouraged.
Report: Download conference report (PDF file, 105 KB)
Date: 12h & 13th September 2008
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University
2006 Third International Iris Murdoch Conference: Morality and the Novel
Report: Download conference report (PDF file, 81 KB)
Date: 15th & 16th September 2006
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University
2004 Second International Iris Murdoch Conference: 'Iris Murdoch: A Reassessment'
Report: Download conference report (PDF file, 109 KB)
Date: 17th & 18th September 2004
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University
2002 First International Iris Murdoch Conference
Report: Download conference report (PDF file, 83 KB)
Date: 14th September 2002
Venue: St Anne's College, Oxford