The 19th International Congress of Historical Sciences will take place at the University of Oslo (Blindern campus) from 6 August to 13 August, 2000. The University campus is two subway stops from downtown Oslo, and at the campus all congress facilities are with immediate walking distance.
Registration for congress participants will take place at the University Library Building (University of Oslo-Blindern campus, from 12:00, Saturday 5 August 2000. Sunday 6 August, from 12:00 until 17:00, and on Monday 7 August, from 08:00 until 18:00. The University library will also serve as a message and information centre.
English and French are the official congress languages. Simultaneous translation will be available during the opening ceremony and the three main sessions (main themes/session principales).
Program - Overview
The 19th Congress will include fifty sessions, three major themes (with five topics), twenty special sessions and five round table sessions.
Affiliated International Organisations and Internal Commissions In addition to the regular sessions. Affiliated Organisations (AIO) and Internal Commissions (IC) will hold their meetings during the congress, covering a wide range of themes. AIO and IC programs will be held 10 - 12 August. The current programme can be found on our web-site www.oslo2000.uio.no.
Poster session presentations will present individual research projects. Wall-display presentations will give all congress participants the opportunity for quick, direct exposure to new themes. Poster-session participants will be allowed a 20-minute presentation of their projects.
In co-operation with H-Net (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), a series of work-shops will be held during the congress to discuss the possibilities and answer any questions concerning the use of the Internet and electronic services in the study of history. Programme is to be found on our web-site below.
Before the congress, The Organising Committee will publish the congress proceedings. The cost of the book is included in the registration fee, and participants will receive their copies upon arrival. The proceedings will contain session presentations by the organisers and discussants, paper summaries from the Main themes and Special sessions and presentations of the round tables.
Congress Commemorative Volume and CD-rom
Tano-Aschehoug and the organising committee will offer a congress manuscript. A selection of edited papers from the three major themes will published, and the book will include a CD-rom, in which all congress papers will be available. This manuscript can be pre-ordered when registering for the congress.
The Norwegian Organising Committee is pleased to offer a limited number of grants for all, or part, of the costs of Congress participation (registration fees, subsistence expenses, accommodation and travel) for persons who would not otherwise be able to attend.
Participants who wish to be considered for these grants must submit an application to the Norwegian Organising Committee by 31 December 1999. The application must contain a short description of the reason for application, a CV, along with a specific request for funds (registration fees, subsistence expenses, accommodation or travel).
Applicants will be notified by the end of February, 2000.
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