Wednesday, 25 March 2015

'Love & Crime' at St Hilda's Crime and Mystery Weekend


The 22nd Mystery & Crime Weekend at 
St Hilda’s College, Oxford, 14th-16th August 2015

This year’s conference is dedicated to the 
memory of P.D. James

Ann Cleeves is our Conference Guest of Honour and
Andrew Taylor will be chairing the conference

Friday 14th August

6.45pm RECEPTION
7.30pm THE CONFERENCE DINNER
Speaker: Simon Brett

Saturday 15th August
8.00 - 9.00am BREAKFAST
9.10am Welcome: Kate Charles
9.20 – 10.50am 
Ayo Onatade
Crimes of Passion: Detecting Couples – the Light and Dark Side of Love & Crime
Alison Joseph
'Heavier than broken hearts': the romance of the lone detective
10.50 - 11.20am COFFEE BREAK
11.20 - 12.50pm 
Natasha Cooper
The Dark Side of Love
Len Tyler
Revenge: When it all turns sour
Saturday 16th August 
12.50 - 1.50pm LUNCH
2.00 - 3.30pm 
Ann Granger
Reader, I murdered him
Nicola Upson
Devices and Desires: the tangent of love in English crime fiction
3.30 – 4.00pm TEA BREAK
4.10 - 5.40pm 
Val McDermid
Love: the perfect motive for murder
Frances Fyfield
The Usefulness of Hatred
5.45 – 6.30pm SIGNING SESSION FOR ALL AUTHORS
7.15pm DRINKS: followed by the DINNER at 7.45pm
Speaker: Alan Bradley

Sunday 16th August
8.30 - 9.30am BREAKFAST
9.15 - 11.15am Free Time: Punting, Church, Bookstore, Walks, Relax!
11.20 - 11.50am COFFEE
11. 50 - 12.50pm Conference Lecture by our Guest of Honour: Ann Cleeves
Love in Amsterdam: Nicholas Freeling, Sex and Sentimentality
1.00 - 2.10pm LUNCH
2.15 – 3.45pm 
Tom Harper
Love of Money: The Root of all Evil
Jo Hines
Deadlier than the Mother?
3.45pm CLOSING REMARKS
4.00pm TEA

THE BOOKSTORE
The bookstore, provided by Blackwell’s, situated in the Foyer of the JdP Building, will be open continuously throughout the weekend. They aim to have as many of the speakers’ books as possible and of the other crime-writers attending the conference.

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