Biennial Bethlehem Conference on Moravian History and Music

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Call for Papers
March 31, 2016
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
German History / Studies, Music and Music History, Religious Studies and Theology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
This conference explores Moravian history and music from the fifteenth to twenty-first centuries in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australia. We are now accepting proposals for papers, panels or lecture recitals on any topic related to Moravian history and music but special consideration will be given to the following themes:
  1. 275 years of the City of Bethlehem, its music and history.
  2. Moravian encounters with friends and strangers.
Please submit a proposal of no more than 300 words by March 31, 2016 to:

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The program committee will notify accepted applicants by May 1, 2016. A limited number of grants for housing and travel costs is available. We encourage submissions from undergraduate students for whom there will be special panels and poster sessions.
The conference is sponsored by the Moravian Archives, Moravian College, and the Center for Moravian Studies, in partnership with the Moravian Music Foundation, Moravian Historical Society, Moravian Theological Seminary, and Historic Bethlehem Partnership.  For more information and updates:


Contact Info: 
Dr. Heikki Lempa
Associate Professor of German and Modern European History
Conference Director
Department of History
Moravian College
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