The International Conference: The Child and the Book, launched at Roehampton University, England, in 2004 and has since taken place in different countries. It gathers children’s and young adult literature scholars and students who exchange research, knowledge and experience in this interdisciplinary field.

In 2022 the programme includes over 125 speakers from 35 different countries, 3 keynotes (including award-winning author Meg Rosoff), 2 roundtables, and other social and cultural events.

Registration is now open and you may follow this link to sign up:

In addition to the core programme, the organizers also hosting a postgraduate online seminar on the 24th May. During this event, 24 postgraduate students in Children's Literature will have the opportunity to present and discuss their research with the network. Attendance is open and free but registration is required:

Visit the conference-website for more information.

[Quelle: Pressemeldung]