Call for Papers : The Legacy of World War One

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Legacy of World War I

November 14-15, 2014

The History and Political Science Department at Chestnut Hill College will host an interdisciplinary conference on « The Legacy of World War I, » November 14-15, 2014. Keynote speakers will be Jay Winter (Yale University) and Laura Lee Downs (European University Institute, Florence, Italy).  Proposals for papers or panels are invited on any issue related to « The Legacy of World War I. »  The Great War was a cataclysmic event with consequences for the world up to our own day. Papers may relate to the immediate or long-term ramifications of the war – – political, diplomatic, military, social, economic, technological, intellectual, cultural, etc.

Proposals should be about 250-300 words and be accompanied by a CV. Proposals from advanced graduate students will be considered. Papers will be allowed 20-25 minutes for presentation. We also seek individuals who are interested in serving as a Chair of a session. Presenters of papers and chairs of sessions are required to register for the conference.

In 2003 Chestnut Hill College inaugurated the « Legacy Conferences »; previous conferences have addressed the « Kennedy Legacy » (2003), « The Legacy of the Second World War » (2005), the « Legacy of 1968 » (2008), and « The Legacy of the Civil War » (2011).

Deadline for proposals is April 1, 2014. Send proposals to William Walker at wwalker@chc.edu or mail them to him at Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. To be placed on a mailing list for conference registration, send your name, mailing address, and email address to William Walker at wwalker@chc.edu .


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