Come along for to Academic Strand, where early career researcher present their papers on Scotland’s contribution to science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Presenters have a maximum of five minutes to present their papers, a time limit that will be strictly enforced.
After a brief introduction by the academic strand team, seven people present five-minute papers exploring Scotland’s contribution to science fiction fantasy and horror. Once the papers are complete, the audience will be invited to vote for the favourite papers. The presenters will be invited back on stage to answers questions while the votes are tabulated. The most popular papers will be announced and invited back for Session Three.
The most popular papers from Sessions One and Two are presented again, and the audience invited to vote for its favourite. After a brief Q&A, the winner and two runners-up shall be announced. The winner gets to give their paper to a packed room in the Pleasance Theatre at 6.30pm, just before best-selling author Ben Aaronovitch takes the stage.
Venue: The Braid Room