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Narrative Values Winter School in Groningen announced

Posted on 17 October 2018

Winter School on Narrative Values, the Value of Narrative will take place from 28 January until 1 February 2019 in Groningen (the Netherlands).

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The Winter School is devoted to storytelling and the study of narrative. The programme includes lectures on narrative in a variety of media and settings (film, literature, art, journalism, education, life writing) and attention is also paid to the dangers of storytelling. It also includes a one day symposium on the negotiation of values in narrative, with keynotes inspired by recent work by Liesbeth Korthals Altes.

Strongly interdisciplinary, the Winter School focuses on how narratives are both informed and shaped by, as well as transmitters of values. Lecturers include leading European narratologists such as Jan BaetensMarco Caracciolo, Marina Grishakova, Stefan IversenStefan Kjerkegaard, Liesbeth Korthals Altes, Hanna Meretoja, Luc Herman and Bart Vervaeck.

Applications, consisting of a letter of motivation (500 words) and CV, can be send to The deadline for applications is 15 November.

The participation fee is €375 with, or €325 without accomodation. This fee includes lunches and drinks throughout the duration of the Winter School and access to the official Winter School diner on Wednesday 31 January.

See the links below for a flyer with more information on the Winter School and a preliminary programme. This information can also be found on For additional information we can be reached via

Narrative Values flyer (PDF , 505kb)

Narrative Values programme (PDF , 44kb)