In 2005 the Science Fiction Foundation co-ordinated an Academic Track on "The Matter of Britain" for Interaction, the 63rd worldcon. There were almost fifty papers delivered, over three days. The following are just a few of these papers. We hope that others will be added at a later date. The full programme can be found at: http://www.interaction.worldcon.org.uk/matter.htm.
Andrew May: Parsifal as Proto-SF
Peter Christensen: John Dee and the Matter of Britain - Fantasy, History, and Science Fiction
Elizabeth Lloyd-Kimbrel: Come Again? The Contexts Of Bryher's Visa for Avalon
Maureen Kincaid Speller: Fusion with a land rescued me: landscape and presence in the writings of Alan Garner
Paul Kincaid: Singling out the duplications in The Separation
Dianne Newell and Jenea Tallentire: Translating Science Fiction: Judith Merril in Japan
Jim Walker: Urdu Science Fiction - Where Is It?
Michelle Reid: Postcolonial Science Fiction
Sandra Singer: "So Long Been Dreaming: How Does the Subaltern Speak?"