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“Hotels and the Modern Subject: 1890-1940” (HOTEMS) is a project funded by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI) under the “First Call for HFRI Research Projects to support Faculty members and researchers and the procurement of high-cost research equipment grant” (project number: 1653). Its aim is to explore the use of the hotel as setting and motif in Anglophone literature of the late nineteenth century and the modernist period.

During the three-year duration of the project (2020-2023), we have organized an international conference in Athens, an international workshop in London, student seminars and a workshop, and we have published papers as well as participated in international conferences. Click on the News and Events pages for details.

The Blog page consists of brief peer-reviewed essays by members of the research team, international scholars working on the topic, and students.

Please also visit our original Hotel Atlas for a visual exhibition and geographical positioning of hotels in literature.

Greek scholars may also be interested in our Greek translations of “Hotel Fragments,” hotel texts of cultural and literary focus.