Telling the Past Now: Historiographies for the 21st Century
Registration will soon be open for one of the year’s major interdisciplinary forums on historiography. The first 20 PhD-students are able to register for free.
Open conference (23 to 24 November)
“Telling the Past Now” brings together leading scholars from a variety of fields in an interdisciplinary effort to discuss the challenges, possibilities and modes of writing history today and for the future. Participants will engage state of the art debates and problematics concerning the conceptualization and execution of historical writing. Topic areas will include theory, culture, things, images, narrative, cognition, public perceptions, biographies, gender, place and forgetting.
Graduate workshop (22 November)
The graduate workshop “How and Why to Care about Historiography” will feature interaction between keynote speakers and PhD-students in workshop sessions. The workshop will be designed to address pressing concerns for today’s graduate student in history, history of science and history of ideas.
Graduate students, post.docs and early career scholars who sign up for the conference is offered the opportunity of presenting a poster in a designated “poster room” open for conference delegates throughout the conference. A special poster session is scheduled.
ECTS-points for graduate students
Participating PhD-students will be awarded 3 ECTS if they participate in the entire conference and will earn an extra 1 ECTS if they present a poster. The ECTS points will be awarded jointly by the two research schools. Note there is required reading for the graduate workshop 22 November.
Kristin Asdal (University of Oslo)
Warren Breckman (University of Pennsylvania)
Allan Megill (University of Virginia)
Nancy Nersessian (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Thomas Söderqvist (University of Copenhagen)
The registration will soon be open from the website www.ifi.au.dk/historiography
For more information please consult the website www.ifi.au.dk/histography2007 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peter C. Kjærgaard (University of Aarhus), Dorthe Gert Simonsen (University of Copenhagen), Mikkel Thorup (University of Aarhus), Ben Dorfman (Aalborg University)
Consulting Graduate Students:
Casper Andersen, Frank Beck Larsen, Hans Henrik Hjermitslev and Bertel Nygaard (University of Aarhus)
The Danish Research School for Philosophy, History of Ideas and History of Science
The Danish Research School for History
Faculty of Humanities, University of Aarhus
Department of History and International Studies and the Department of Languages and Culture, Aalborg University
Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas
8000 Aarhus C
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