Letters in Troubled Times: Evaluating Epistolary Sources

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 16, 2018
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Military History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

Join the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, the University of Salzburg, and the Florida State University History Department at their first collaborative conference, Letters in Troubled Times: Evaluating Epistolary Sources.  This one-day conference will take place on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Florida State University Alumni Center.  This conference will bring together scholars of Austrian and American history along with others who have an interest in evaluating and utilizing letters from the past as sources. Representatives of the Austrian Migrant Letter Collection project, sponsored by the University of Salzburg, and the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience at Florida State University will discuss some of their findings.  For a full conference schedule, please visit the website of the Institute on World War II at: ww2.fsu.edu.  For additional information about the conference, please contact Professor Suzanne Sinke at ssinke@fsu.edu.

 

Advance Registration for the Letters in Troubled Times conference is required. To register for the conference, please email Professor Kurt Piehler at kpiehler@fsu.edu with your name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, email address, and contact telephone number at least five days in advance of the conference. There is no registration fee. Lunch will be provided to those who have registered, and we appreciate learning of any dietary restrictions.

Contact Info: 

Professor G. Kurt Piehler

Director

Institute on World War II and the Human Experience

Department of History

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida   32306-2200

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