Call for Papers

Ways of Seeing John Berger

6-8 September 2012, London

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The Centre for Life-Writing Research and the Department of English & Drama at the British Library are presenting a conference in 2012 to mark the 40th Anniversary of two of John Berger’s major works: the novel G, winner of the Booker and James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, and the collaborative, BAFTA-winning BBC TV series and book Ways of Seeing. In celebration, the Centre for Life-writing Research at King’s College London, and the Department of English and Drama at the British Library – home, since 2009, to the major collection of Berger’s papers – are holding a series of events.

The conference will be held at King’s College London, with a evening of discussion and celebration at the British Library on Friday 7 September 2012.

Call for papers
To present a paper discussing any aspect of Berger’s life, work, influence, or collaborators, send abstracts of no more than 500 words to Tom Overton ( by 30 April 2012.