From London. The easiest way to get to Canterbury is to take the Southeastern high-speed train from St. Pancras to Canterbury West. There is also a slower service from London Victoria to Canterbury East.
From Gatwick. To make the trip by train, take the Gatwick
Express to London Victoria. Then, follow the instructions above. St. Pancras can be reached from London Victoria by taking the Victoria Line north to Kings Cross/St. Pancras on the underground. Gatwick is roughly 70 miles from Canterbury, so it is possible to make the trip by car.
From Heathrow. To make the trip by train, take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington. Then, follow the instructions above. St. Pancras can be reached from Paddington by taking the Circle Line to Kings Cross/St. Pancras on the underground.
Getting to the University of Kent. The University of Kent is located here. It is approximately a 20-minute walk from Canterbury West. Some useful maps for getting around Canterbury are here. All talks will take place in the Keynes Lecture Theatre 3. Lunches will be in the Keynes Atrium.
There are many places to stay in Canterbury. Below are several recommendations:
The Falstaff A 15th Century Coaching Inn, located just outside of Westgate and very close to Canterbury West station.
Cathedral Gate Hotel An eccentric hotel located inside the walls of Canterbury Cathedral.
Canterbury also has a number of B&Bs, many of which are located near London Rd.
|Food and Drink
On 26-27 June Kent will also be hosting a conference on Aesthetics, Normativity, and Reasons. The conferences will run separately, but on Friday they will be in adjacent rooms and it is hoped that one of the conference meals will be a joint affair.
|The conference is
organized by Jeff Dunn (DePauw) and Kristoffer
Ahlstrom-Vij (Kent) and made possible by funds from
the Leverhulme Trust, the Kent Institute for
Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KIASH), and
DePauw University. Please contact either
with any questions:
Jeff Dunn: jeffreydunn[at]depauw[dot]edu
Kristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij: H.K.Ahlstrom[at]kent[dot]ac[dot]uk