The Independence of Peru in Global Perspective

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Call for Papers
October 12, 2020
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Intellectual History, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, World History / Studies

The Independence of Peru was a global event.  A key battleground of the 'Age of Revolutions' and 'the First Wave of Decolonization,' Peru's independence was intimately connected to events and trends sweeping across the South American continent, the Atlantic World, and the globe.  In this London symposium, leading scholars will present and debate the latest research on this global event of lasting significance.

We are now seeking papers that engage the following approaches:

•            Connected histories of independence

•            Conceptual and intellectual histories of independence

•            Economic histories of independence

•            New political histories of independence

•            Atlantic and global histories of independence and decolonisation

•            Historical anthropologies of independence

•            Cultural histories of the symbols and materiality of independence

•            Histories of the historiography of independence

•            Histories of knowledge and independence

•            Histories of centennial and bicentennial commemorations 

Please send abstract and 2-page cv to by June 15, 2020

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Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

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