Call for Papers - History Matters Presenting the history of African and Caribbean people in Britain

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Call for Papers
March 31, 2021
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, British History / Studies

History Matters particularly welcomes research papers focusing on historical periods before 1900; on women and gender history; on LGBT+ histories; on the history of African and Caribbean people outside London; on the history of continental African communities and organisations in Britain; and the historical relationships established by those of African and Caribbean heritage in Britain with the African continent and the wider African diaspora. However, proposals covering all fields of Black British History are welcome. Following on from the 2017 conference, selected papers from this prospective conference will be included in a second volume of New Perspectives edited by Prof. Hakim Adi and published by Bloomsbury. Proposals should be submitted via email to by Wednesday 31st March 2021. Accepted proposals will be confirmed by 1st May 2021. Individual proposals should include an abstract of up to 350 words and a one-page CV. They must include the author’s full name, email address and institutional affiliation (if applicable). Please also include the title of the presentation. (It is not certain if the conference will be live, or online, but also include any equipment needs.) For all further inquiries, please contact or visit our website for more information.

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History Matters invites paper proposals for the Second New Perspectives on Black British History conference which will take place in October 2021. Proposals for papers are due by 31 March 2021. 

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