KCL World History Student Conference 2016

Francesco Paolo Cioffo Announcement
Subject Fields
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Graduate Studies, Humanities, World History / Studies

Conference Date: 7 May 2016

Location: King’s College London

Deadline Paper Proposals: 31 January 2016

The call for papers is open to all students of all academic disciplines and university levels (undergraduate to doctoral) interested in World History.  The conference serves as an opportunity to have your work discussed in academic environment.  Authors of selected papers will be one of three panelists leading a debate on a topic within the context of defining World History.  Suggested topics for proposal are listed below, but these are not exclusive.

Definitions of Global/World/Transnational History

Free Trade vs. Monopoly

Intellectual Influences

Science in Empire

Efficacy of Nation-States System

Indigenous Experience within Empires

Global Governance

Role of Women in Empires

Globalisation in Response to Global History

Empires at War

Art and Culture

Diaspora and Migration

Religious Transnational History

Anti-Colonialism and its Manifestations

Proposals should include a 500 word abstract of the author’s research and a CV.  It is not necessary for the paper to be completed for a proposal to be accepted.  Accepted proposals will be notified via email by mid March.  The submitted abstracts will then be published online via the conference website.  Authors of accepted proposals will also have the opportunity to have their final papers published online upon completion.
Proposals can be sent also in Italian, French and Spanish to facilitate non-fluent English writers. However, the papers must be presented in English.

Proposals should be submitted as a PDF attachment to the conference email, kclworldhistoryconf2016@gmail.com.  Should there be any questions, please refer to our FAQ section of our website or email us.

Good Luck!

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