CfP: Research Seminar in American History/American Studies Middelburg, The Netherlands, 20-22 November 2019

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Call for Papers
October 11, 2019
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies

The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) is a research center and graduate school dedicated to the study of American history, politics, and society, located in Middelburg, the Netherlands. 

The RIAS will host its next research seminar on 20-22 November 2019, and we kindly invite applications from current doctoral candidates whose research covers any aspect of U.S. culture, media, society, politics, or foreign relations, current or historical.

We welcome proposals for research papers (e.g. a dissertation chapter), or for papers that give an overview of the project in its entirety. Participants will present their paper and contextualize it within their research project in 15 minutes. Each presentation is followed by a group discussion of approximately 45 minutes, providing extensive opportunities for feedback.

Applicants are invited to submit their proposals, consisting of a 300-word abstract and a CV, no later than Friday, 11 October 2019. These should be addressed to the seminar coordinators Celia Nijdam and Paul Brennan and sent to

Participants will be expected to have a paper (approximately 7,500 words) ready for precirculation by Friday, 8 November 2019.

For any further information, please consult our website at, or contact the seminar coordinators, at the above address

Contact Info: 

Celia Nijdam 

Roosevelt Institute for American Studies 

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