CFP: The 4th National Conference of Historians of the 19th Century. Iconosphere in the 19th Century. Documents and Methodology in the Research of a Historian of the 19th Century (until 1918)

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Warsaw, June 19-20, 2020

The Institute of History, University of Warsaw invites scholars and doctoral students to participate in the 4th National Conference of Historians of the 19th Century. The upcoming conference will be devoted to iconosphere as a research perspective for the social, political and cultural history in Europe and in the world until 1918.

This year, we would like to discuss the matter of iconosphere in the following fields: 

  • Sources for the research on iconosphere
  • Methodologies, frames of interpretation, theoretical approaches
  • Analyses and interpretations
  • Case studies

We wish for the discussion to touch upon a range of problems, including source studies, theoretical studies, social imageries, and processes of social communication. Our time span includes the First World War. The geographical scope of the papers is unlimited. The languages of the conference are Polish, English and Russian.

Paper proposals should be sent to by Jan 30, 2020, using the form specified below. 

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by the end of March 2020. 

Presentation time is 20 minutes.

The organizers do not cover travel and accommodation expenses.

The Organizing Committee of the Conference: Prof. Małgorzata Karpińska (Chair), Prof. Tomasz Kizwalter, Prof. Alicja Kulecka,

Dr hab. Artur Markowski, Piotr Hummel, M.A. (Secretary), Jan Błachnio, M.A. (Secretary)



  1. Name and surname
  2. e-mail adress
  3. Affiliation
  4. Title of the presentation

Abstract of the presentation (no more than 200 words)