TRANSATLANTIC STUDIES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 12-15 JUNE 2006 Dundee University, Scotland.
Please send individual proposals or proposals for a panel session(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org or David.Ryan@ucc.ie by 12 April 2006.
Proposals are invited for papers on Transatlantic issues in the areas of
• International Relations,
• Race and Migration
• Regeneration and the Environment
Panel sessions will consist of three 20 minute papers, followed by 30 minutes of discussion.
The plenary speakers will be:
Josef Jarab, a Senator of the Czech Republic, recipient of the first Fulbright Woodrow Wilson Award in recognition of his work in promoting the understanding of America in Europe, a prolific writer, eminent scholar, and in 2002-2004 President of the European Association for American Studies. He will give a paper: ‘European American Studies - A Potential Not Fully Used for the Enhancement of Transatlantic Interests and Understanding’.
Robin Boyle, Professor of Urban Planning at Wayne State University, USA. A leading authority in his field with an impressive range of publications, Robin will present a paper: ‘Learning from New Orleans: The Condition of the American City’ (and lessons for Europe).
John Dumbrell, Professor of Politics, Leicester University. One of the leading UK specialists on US foreign policy and Anglo-American relations (TBC)
We encourage delegates to submit their papers to the Journal of Transatlantic Studies for consideration for publication after the conference.
There will be a number of small bursaries available mainly to help young scholars and research students.
There will be an afternoon civic reception at Verdant Jute Works one of the most impressive industrial museums in the UK.
'A place of legends and fairytales.' Family home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and a royal residence since 1372. Childhood home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, birthplace of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret and legendary setting for Shakespeare's famous play 'Macbeth'.
Take the option of a half-day trip to historic and beautiful Glamis: free transport: reduced entry charge: private tour: and tea in the 16th century kitchens. Leave conference centre at 2pm on Thursday 15 June, return early evening. Cost is £18 per person.
I look forward to greeting and meeting you all in June: Alan Dobson (Chair TSA)
Dr David Ryan
University College Cork,
Department of History
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