CFP SSHA 2022 – Reverberations of Youth Migration across Centuries

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Call for paper proposals for a Social Science History Association (SSHA) session, tentatively titled Reverberations of Youth Migration across Centuries. The conference is scheduled for November 17–20, 2022 in Chicago. SSHA offers travel grants for graduate students.

I’m hoping to recruit scholars studying child & youth migration in specific contexts from at least the 18th–21st centuries, and possibly earlier. Any geographies, methodologies, and specific concerns would be welcome. SSHA, with robust networks in both Childhood & Youth and Migration, has hosted various panels on the history of child migration over the years. The particular spin on this session (or session series) would be an opportunity to think about how the mobility of children & youth around the globe has changed across time. If you haven’t attended SSHA before—it particularly emphasizes interdisciplinary and transnational research conversations, and the annual meeting provides a very supportive environment in which to present new work. 

February 9 deadline for brief abstracts via email to me (Emily Bruce, You can find the overall conference CfP here: