CALL FOR PAPERS
First International Graduate Students’ Conference on
Holocaust and Genocide Studies
April 23-26, 2009
The Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University will host the First International Graduate Students’ Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies on April 23-26, 2009, in cooperation with the Danish Institute for International Studies, Department of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Copenhagen. The conference will provide a forum for graduate students to present original research papers to peers and established scholars.
Keynote lecture: Professor Yehuda Bauer (Yad Vashem).
A roundtable discussion with Professors Ben Kiernan (Yale University), John K. Roth (Claremont McKenna College), Andrea Smith (University of Michigan), Eric D. Weitz (University of Minnesota) and others will conclude the conference.
This interdisciplinary conference will reflect the full range of issues, concepts, and methods in current Holocaust and Genocide Studies; accordingly, we invite pertinent applications from all fields and from countries around the world. Interested applicants should submit for consideration 1) name, address, email and telephone number; 2) the title and an abstract of your paper (a maximum of 250 words in English); 3) a brief letter from your advisor indicating your enrollment in a graduate program; and 4) your curriculum vitae.
Applications for complete panels are also acceptable and may consist of three to four papers. Such submissions should also include a panel description of approx. 500 words.
The costs of accommodation, registration and meals will be covered for applicants whose papers are accepted. We also anticipate offering stipends to defray travel expenses for participants but can not guarantee the value of these stipends in advance. Participants are encouraged to seek financial support from their home institutions to cover their costs.
The application deadline is September 15, 2008 (extended!); email submissions are preferred. Please forward materials to: Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University, 950 Main St., Worcester, MA 01610, U.S.A., firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please contact Raz Segal, Doctoral Student, email@example.com, or Thomas Kühne, Strassler Professor in Holocaust History, firstname.lastname@example.org, at the Strassler Family Center.