I am searching for two panelists for the upcoming conference of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era 1750-1850 being held in February 22-24, 2018, in Philadelphia.
The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) is an independent research institute dedicated to the study of the history, politics, and culture of the United States. It is partnered with Leiden University.
Since 2003, the RIAS and its predecessor, the Roosevelt Study Centre, has organized annual seminars for PhD students pursuing research in its areas of interest. Past participants have included students from leading universities across Europe and the United States.
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The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies has posted a list of panels for which there are openings at their March 22-25, 2018 conference in Orlando, via a link at https://asecs.press.jhu.edu. Please note number 180 in particular: Colloquy with Ramesh Mallipeddi on Spectacular Suffering: Witnessing Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic.
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