Seventh International Aldous Huxley Symposium 2020

Venue: University of Toulon, Bandol


15 – 17 April 2020 (conference warming on 14 April evening; colloquy at Bandol and visit to Sanary and Bandol on 18 April; departure day: 19 April)


The University of Toulon, represented by Profs Alice Cheylan & Alain Morello (;, and the International Aldous Huxley Society, represented by Profs Bernfried Nugel, James Sexton, and Gerhard Wagner (,; The colloquy at Bandol will be organized by Gilles Iltis, M.A., Sanary

General theme:

“Aldous Huxley in France: The Experience of Exile”

The general theme of the conference will naturally focus on Huxley’s activities in France, particularly on the experience of exile that Huxley and other writers underwent in Sanary and Bandol between the wars, but there will certainly be room for a variety of other topics.

Huxley Forum:

“Aldous Huxley’s Controversial Philosophical Theories”
This forum, which will discuss the intellectual ‘exile’ that Huxley’s ideas were at times exposed to, is being organized by Prof Dana Sawyer (please send your proposals to It will be held in a similar fashion as at the previous symposia in Oxford (2013) and Almería (2017).

For further information please visit the CAHS homepage at

Aldous Huxley (1894-63), écrivain anglais.

Légende : Aldous Huxley (1894-63), écrivain anglais. Crédit : © Albert Harlingue/Roger-Viollet