ILSF Conferences

Members of the International Laurence Sterne Foundation can keep in close touch with current international Sterne scholarship and activities.

ILSF Conferences
– The Fifth International Laurence Sterne Foundation Conference will take place in Venice, at Ca’Foscari University, in the historical palazzo on the Grand Canal, from 9 to 11 November 2023. This year’s theme will be Laurence Sterne’s Worlds and Words: the relationship in his works between experience and expression, truth and fiction, reference and style.
Please send proposals for panels or single papers to:
* Professor Flavio Gregori:
* Professor Peter de Voogd:

– The Fourth ILSF Sterne Conference Sterne and the Grand Tour: Places, Postures, Portraits will take place in Palazzo Du Mesnil, Naples from 28 till 30 October 2021. See also information on the website of University of Naples “L’Orientale”.

– The Third ILSF Sterne Conference Laurence Sterne Legacies, War and Peace in the Age of Sterne was held in Utrecht, The Netherlands from 31 October till 2 November 2019.

– The 
Second ILSF Conference Adaptation in the Age of Sterne was held in Kazimierz 
Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland in October 2017.

– The  First ILSF Sterne Conference has been hosted by Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom in November 2015.