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Call for Papers
November 23, 2016 to January 15, 2017
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, History Education, Humanities, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies


WORKSHOP 10-13 October 2017



The European University Institute (EUI), in Florence,

the Global History & Culture Centre at the University of Warwick,

the CHAM – Research Centre at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in Lisbon,,

in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Royal College of Art, in London,

welcome papers for the workshop Curating History, which will take place at the EUI in Florence from the 10th to the 13th of October 2017.


You are invited to send proposals (max. 250 words, in PDF) for a 4000-word paper of a case study or a theoretical discussion that fits one of the four sessions:

History –;

Responsibility –;

Mediation –;

Communication (between Curators & Scholars) –

The paper will be the basis for a 15-minute presentation at the workshop


Please ensure that you indicate your name, academic/professional affiliation and which session you are writing your paper for. However, depending on the number of papers received, the organising committee may have to decide to allocate papers to a different session.

Deadline for submitting abstracts is the 15th January 2017. Selection of abstracts will take place during the following two weeks. Once selected, participants will be invited to write their papers and submit them to the organising committee by the 1st September 2017. Papers will be made available so that participants can prepare for the discussion.

The organising committee is applying for funding to help covering travel expenses or accommodation in Florence. However, at this stage, grants for participants cannot be guaranteed.

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