Travel & Accommodation

We hope you’re all looking forward to the conference as much as we are! Here’s some travel and accommodation details for those of you planning ahead.


The following link will provide you with information on getting to De Montfort University and a campus map: The conference will be taking place in Queens Building, Mill Lane, which is number 31 on the campus map.


There are a number of local hotels, all within easy walking distance of the campus. (Unfortunately, there is no student accommodation available as the university halls are fully booked from September.)

Castle Park Hotel, Millstone Lane (5 minute walk to De Montfort University)

Holiday Inn, St Nicholas Circle (5-10 minute walk to DMU)

Premier Inn, St Georges Way, next to Leicester train station (5-10 minute walk to DMU)

Travelodge, Leicester Central, Vaughan Way (10 minute walk to DMU)

Holiday Inn Express, Filbert Way, next to Leicester City Football Club (10-15 minute walk to DMU) University

Ramada Encore Leicester, Charles Street (15 minute walk to DMU)

Ibis, St Georges Way, near to Leicester train station (15 minute walk to DMU)


The topic for this year’s conference has been announced!

Texts in Times of Conflict will explore how the relationship between periods of conflict – cultural, religious, ideological, economic, political, and social – and the texts that accompany them (from print to emerging digital medias) shapes our world.

Read the call for papers here!