International Symposium Life Writing as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, October 15th-17th 2015  (F. Hand & E. Pujolràs)

     Other Spaces: Framing the Study of Literary Cultures of the Global South, University of Tübingen, Germany, 6-8 October 2015 (F. Hand & M. Paranjape)

2nd Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies Conference, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. 20th-22nd August 2015 (F. Hand & E. Pujolràs)

41st Annual Conference of the African Literature AssociationUniversity of Bayreuth, Germany, June 3rd – 6th 2015 (F. Hand & E. Pujolràs)

Re-membering the Struggle: South Africa, Apartheid and After – Mémoire des luttes: Afrique du Sud, l’apartheid et après,  Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, France,  April 17th 2015 (F. Hand & E. Pujolràs)

11th – 13th December, 2014  First International Conference on Researching African LiteraturesPwani University, Kenya (F. Hand, E. Pujolràs)  

October 29th – 31st October 2014  III International Conference of the Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India Studies “Oceans, Seas, Rivers: Crossings in Indian Societies and Cultures”held in the University of Salamanca (I.Alonso, F. Hand) 

May 26th – 28th 2014  XXVIIth Conference of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies (CATS). Translation: Territories, Memory, History  held in St. Catharines,  Ontario, Canada (J.M. Zarandona)

15th – 17th July 2014  II Seminario Internacional Traducción y Humanismo. La traducción y los sentidos held in Soria, Spain (J.M. Zarandona)

13th – 18th April 2014   15th Triennial Conference of EACLALS, held at the University of Innsbruck, Austria (I. Alonso; S. Faura, F. Hand, J.M. Zarandona)

9th – 13th April 2014   40th Annual Conference of the African Literature Association, held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (F. Hand)

3rd-4th April 2014   Writing the Rainbow Nation? Examining 20 Years of Post-Apartheid Literature held in the University of Regensburg, Germany (S. Faura, F. Hand)

1st-4th October 2013  Afroeurope@ns IV: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe held in London, UK. (J.M. Zarandona)

27th-29th June 2013  ECAS 2013 conference. The  5th European Conference on African Studies “African Dynamics in a Multipolar World” held in Lisbon. (F. Hand, E. Pujolràs)

14th-16th March 2013  Coloquio Internacional de Estudios Africanos “El africanismo en España”, organized by the Asociación Española de Africanistas.  JM Zarandona was the academic secretary of the event. (F. Hand, E. Pujolràs, J.M. Zarandona)

6th – 8th September 2012 African Studies Association UK Conference in the University of Leeds (F. Hand)

27th – 30th  June 2012  5th EASLCE International Conference entitled  “Natura Loquens: Eruptive Dialogues, Disruptive Discourses” held in the University of La Laguna. (F. Hand)

18th – 20th April 2012  15th Culture and Power Conference: “Identity, Migration And Diaspora: New Sexualities And Gender Identitiesheld at the University of Málaga (F. Hand)

23rd – 26th November 2011 II Biennial Conference of the Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary India Studies entitled “Other” Indias: the Richness of Indian Multiplicity, held in the University of La Laguna.(F. Hand)

In October 2011 the research team Ratnakara attended the International Conference “Reviewing Imperial Conflicts” hosted by the Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa ULICES. Ratnakara and ULICES have established links in view of future collaborations. A volume of the papers presented at the Lisbon conference has been published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (I. Alonso, S. Faura, F. Hand, M. Paranjape, E. Pujolràs)