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CFP: KCL World History Student Conference 2017

Submission deadline: February 19, 2017

Conference date(s):
May 6, 2017

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Conference Venue:

Department of History, King's College London
London, United Kingdom

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Conference Date:  May 6th 2017

Location: King’s College London, Strand Campus.

Deadline Paper Proposals: ***February 19th***

The call for papers is open to all students of all academic disciplines and university levels (undergraduate to doctoral) interested in World History.  The conference serves as an opportunity to have your work discussed in academic environment.  Authors of selected papers will be one of three panelists leading a debate on a topic within the context of defining World History.  Suggested topics for proposal are listed below, but these are not exclusive.

Theory and Methodologies of World / Global History

Right-wing History of ideas

Transnational social movements

International governing institutions

Pan-Identities

History of Science and Medicine

Religious transnational History

Commodity History

History of Emotions

Gender Studies

Economic History

Proposals should include a 500 word abstract of the author’s research and a CV.  In the abstract you should be able to summarise 1) Topic 2) Argument 3) Relevance to World History (transnational value). We accept papers from a wide variety of time frames.
It is not necessary for the paper to be completed for a proposal to be accepted.  Accepted proposals will be notified via email by mid March.  The submitted abstracts will then be published online via the conference website.  Authors of accepted proposals will also have the opportunity to have their final papers published online upon completion.

Proposals can be sent also in Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish and French to facilitate non-fluent English writers. However, the papers must be presented in English.

Proposals should be submitted as a PDF attachment to the conference email, kclworldhistoryconf@gmail.com.  Should there be any questions, please refer to our FAQ section of our website or email us.

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