Literature and Historiography: A Conference in Honour of Frank Ankersmit

On March 6, GEMS hosts a conference on literature and historiography in honour of Frank Ankersmit (University of Groningen, doctor honoris causa Ghent University). The keynote lecture by Frank Ankersmit will be preceded by papers from colleagues of our Faculty (Anton Froeyman, Berber Bevernage and Sarah Pardon) and followed by papers from members of a research group of the University of Portsmouth (Julian Wolfreys, Páraic Finnerty and Christine Berberich). The conference will take place in the Royal Academy for Dutch Linguistics and Literature (Koningstraat 18, 9000 Ghent) and starts at 8.30 am. Please find the programme here.

We cordially invite interested PhD-students to attend this closed meeting. Please confirm your attendance by sending an e-mail to by March 4.