CfP: 12 Annual Romanian Studies Conference, Indiana University Bloomington

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The Romanian Studies Organization at Indiana University is pleased to announce the 12th Annual Romanian Studies Conference, taking place April 10-12, 2020, on the Bloomington campus.

The keynote address, titled “The Bucharest Underground,” will be delivered by Dr. Bruce O’Neill, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Saint Louis University. His current project, The Bucharest Underground, is an ethnography of subterranean Bucharest and examines the way post-socialist urban life unfolds beneath the sidewalk down inside Metro stations, basements, and cemeteries, for example. Professor O’Neill’s research has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, the Fulbright-Hays and the Fulbright programs. 

Please submit abstracts of 250-300 words, along with your contact information and a brief biography, in a single .doc, .docx, or .pdf document to Leah Valtin-Erwin at by December 31, 2019. The organizers will send notifications of acceptance by January 30, 2020

Any inquiries about the conference or the program may be directed to Leah Valtin-Erwin at Please forward this request for proposals to anyone who might be interested.

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Sent on behalf of Leah Veltin-Erwin
PhD Student, History
President, Romanian Studies Organization (RomSO) at Indiana University