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CFP: Settler Cities (EAUH - Finland 2016)

The organizers of a panel on “Settler Cities” welcome paper proposals to be presented and discussed at the conference of the European Association of Urban Historians in Helsinki, Finland, August 24-27, 2016.

In order for your paper to be considered, please create an account on the Conference website at and upload your abstract.

The deadline for submissions is October 31st, 2015.


The session organizers

CFP: Myth Making in the City: Mythologies, Memories and Meaning in Comparative Context (EAUH 2016, Helsinki)

Dear All,

We encourage you to submit a paper proposal for the session: ' Myth Making in the City: Mythologies, Memories and Meaning in Comparative Context' which will be held as part of the 2016 European Association of Urban Historians conference to be held in August in Helsinki. We are accepting proposals from all time periods and geographic locations and the key questions we are asking in the session are:

1.      How do myths develop over time and what conditions ensure that they survive or are replaced with different myths?

Joan Mitchell Award for travel to the Laurier Archives

The Laurier Archives at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applicants for the Joan Mitchell Travel Award.  The award of $1000 CAD supports scholars who wish to conduct research in the Laurier Archives' collections.  The Laurier Archives holds a number of collections documenting the environmental conservation movement in Canada, including the records of the Canadian Environmental Law Association, the Canadian Arctic Resouces Commitee, the Canadian Biosphere Reserves Association and many others.  The application deadline is November 27th, 2015.