The History and Political Science Department at Chestnut Hill College will host an interdisciplinary conference on "The Legacy of the Russian Revolution," November 16-18, 2017. Keynote speakers will be Sheila Fitzpatrick (University of Sydney, Australia, and University of Chicago, emeritus) and Wendy Goldman (Carnegie Mellon University). Proposals for individual papers or panels are invited on any issue, both regional and international, related to "The Legacy of the Russian Revolution." Papers may relate to the immediate or long-term ramifications of the Bolshevik seizure of power – political, diplomatic, military, social, economic, technological, intellectual, cultural, etc.
Proposals should be about 250-300 words and be accompanied by a CV. Proposals from advanced graduate students will be considered. Papers will be allowed 20-25 minutes for presentation. We also seek individuals who are interested in serving as a Chair of a session. Presenters of papers and chairs of sessions are required to register for the conference.
Deadline for proposals is July 1, 2017. Send proposals to Holly Caldwell at email@example.com or mail to Holly Caldwell at Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. To be placed on a mailing list for conference registration, send your name, mailing address, and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org. The conference website can be found at https://www.chc.edu/russianrevolution.