15 Dec. The Revolt of Islam: Texts, Subtexts, Contexts. This conference, organised in collaboration with the Keats-Shelley House, marks the bicentenary of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem The Revolt of Islam, first published in 1817 as Laon and Cythna.
Papers in English and in Italian will focus on historical and contextual issues, as well as the contemporary resonances of Shelley’s poem.
Part of the aademy's series of events exploring East and West, and in particular the misunderstandings and exchanges between the West and the Islamic world. 14.00-19.00. For full details see AAR website.