Day: June 1, 2014

The Territorialisation of Crime fiction (Queen’s University Belfast, June 13-14, 2015)

The conference is co–organized by Dr Dominique Jeannerod and Dr Natacha Levet (University of Limoges) and will be held in collaboration with the LPCM association of researchers in popular cultures (http://www.flsh.unilim.fr/lpcm/) and with the financial support of the University of Limoges. Tackling the current success of ‘regional crime novels’, it will consider the dialectic relationship between local settings and law enforcement units on the one hand and markets and crime globalisation on the other. How can the apparently ‘universal’ conventions of the genre allow crime writers to explore the peculiarity of their own geographical, historical and cultural background, and the specificity of national, and often peripheral, areas? Continue reading