London-Paris Romanticism Seminar: Romantic Salons and Salonnières, Online International Panel, 21 May 2021


The next seminar in the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar series is an online international panel on Romantic Salons and Salonnières which will take place via Zoom on Friday 21 May 2021 at 17.30-19.30 London time (GMT+1). As our guest speakers, we are delighted to welcome two distinguished Romantic scholars: Susanne Schmid, of the Freie Universität Berlin, who will speak on Travellers, Publishers and Lions: International Contacts and the Countess of Blessington’s Salons; and Carmen Casaliggi, of Cardiff Metropolitan University, whose paper is entitled Germaine de Staël and Ugo Foscolo at Holland House. Abstracts appear below. The two illustrated talks will be followed by a discussion in which questions from the audience are invited. The panel will be chaired by David Duff (Queen Mary University of London).

The seminar is free and open to everyone. Prior registration is necessary. To book a place via the Institute of English Studies website, click here and scroll down to the relevant seminar. When you register, you will be sent a confirmation email containing a Zoom link and details of how to join the online forum. If you do not receive this confirmation email, please contact Whether you wish to contribute or …read more