SEWHA 2016: Frauds, Deceptions and Manipulations-- and their Consequences--in World Historical Perspective

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Call for Papers
December 1, 2015
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Area Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, History Education, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

The Southeast World History Association (SEWHA) announces its 2016 conference and annual meeting, taking place April 1-2, 2016, at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Conference Theme: Frauds, Deceptions and Manipulations--and their Consequences--in World Historical Perspective

Teaching Theme:  World History Throughout the Curriculum


SEWHA invites proposals for panels, roundtables and individual papers that explore the conference themes, as well as other topics in world history and world history teaching. We welcome proposals from academic and public historians, independent scholars, graduate students, and K-12 educators.  Proposals should include an abstract (up to 250 words), as well as the presenter’s name, affiliation, and contact information.  Information for all participants should be included in panel and roundtable proposals.  Please include any requests for audio/visual equipment or other accommodation in your proposal.


The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2015.  Participants must be members of SEWHA at the time of the conference.

Please submit proposals by e-mail to


SEWHA will offer a limited number of travel grants to assist graduate students and other scholars without institutional support who are presenting their research at the conference.  Up to 5 grants of $200.00 will be available on a competitive (not guaranteed) basis.  Applicants should submit a one-page CV and brief statement of need together with their paper proposals, before the December 1, 2015 deadline.  Funding comes from SEWHA.


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For information about UTC and Chattanooga, visit and

Contact Info: 

Sara Jorgensen, Vice-President, SEWHA

Assistant Professor of History, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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