Edward James was a senior lecturer in mediaeval history at various universities including Rutgers, Dublin and York for 40 years but since he retired he has written and given talks on subjects including Lois M Bujold, SF and Fantasy set in London. This time he will be talking about SF & Fantasy writers in the Great War
. His website on the subject has been given an award by the BSFA and was the subject of a display at last years Worldcon in London. He has stories of the likes of Algernon Blackwood, Lord Dunsany, Dennis Wheatley and H G Wells and how the war affected them and their writing.