Deadline 30 September 2018: Stepfamilies in the Early Modern World, 1400–1800 cfp Budapest, Hungary conference

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Call for Papers
September 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Early Modern History and Period Studies, World History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Asian History / Studies

Call for papers deadline 30 September 2018 for the 30-31 May 2019 Stepfamilies in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800 conference in Budapest, Hungary. 

The stepfamily in its various forms across Asia, Europe and its colonies, the Ottoman Empire and across world faiths.


Counting stepfamiies - historical demography

Children of 1st, 2nd & 3rd marriages or extramarital relations


Half-siblings, stepsiblings

Divorce and widowhood

Household types & stepfamilies

Visual sources

Legal structures

Emotions and the stepfamily

The conference is a precursor to the special issue of a journal (articles subject to peer review)

Gabriella Erdélyi, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Lyndan Warner, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada