The first annual British Scholar Conference will be held in Austin, Texas from Friday November 2nd to Saturday November 3rd on the University of Texas campus. The conference, which is organized by the British Scholar website, focuses on eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth century British history. The purpose of the British Scholar Conference is to highlight the importance of British history from varied perspectives. Papers from all fields, including history, economics, political science, and literature are encouraged. Both established scholars and graduate students are welcome to apply and present at the conference. Submissions of individual papers should include an abstract of 150-300 words as well as a few descriptive keywords. Panels are expected to consist of three to five papers and should be submitted by the person willing to serve as both chair and respondent. In addition to abstracts for each individual paper, the panel chair should also include a brief 100-150 word introduction describing the panelís main theme. The conference does not discriminate between panels and individual paper submissions. All submissions for inclusion in the inaugural British Scholar Conference must be received by Sunday, March 25, 2007. Decisions on inclusion will be made by June 1, 2007. Submissions should be made electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Updates regarding the conference will be periodically posted to the British Scholar website at www.britishscholar.org.
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