CFP: 2019 Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Culture Network

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Call for Papers
March 1, 2019
Illinois, United States

The Culture Research Network invites you to submit panels, papers, and book session proposals for the SSHA annual conference. The conference will take place in Chicago on November 21-24, 2019. For more information on the conference as well as the general call for proposals, please see the SSHA website: The theme of this year's conference is "Data and its Discontents," and the deadline for full panel or individual paper proposals is March 1, 2019.   

We welcome proposals on this theme and on the research network’s continuing interests in the interrelationship between cultural beliefs, forms, rituals, and frameworks, as they intertwine throughout history and around the globe.  In addition to individual papers geared specifically towards the conference theme or other issues relating to culture and historical analysis, we also welcome full panel proposals, which should include at least 1) four papers, a 2) discussant, and a 3) chair. Book panel proposals ("Author meets Critics") are also warmly welcomed.

Submissions should include paper title, brief abstract, and contact information and can be submitted at



Contact Info: 

If you have any questions, please contact any of the culture co-chairs: Catherine Arnold at, Barış Büyükokutan at, Yuching Cheng at, and Nicholas Hoover Wilson at