Call for Papers for the Seventeenth Annual World History Association Conference
University of London, Queen Mary College, Mile End Campus
25-29 June 2008
Themes: Global Cities and The Sea: Highway of Change
Queen Mary College will host the Seventeenth Annual World History Association Conference at its Mile End campus in London, June 25 through 29, 2008.
The conference begins with registration and a reception on the afternoon of June 26. Panel sessions and other conference-related activities will commence on the morning of June 27 and continue to midday on the 29th. The WHA will offer optional activities for conferees who arrive on June 25th.
Reasonably priced accommodations, including daily breakfast and lunch, will be available at Queen Mary. Plans include five- or four-night packages, 25-29 June and 26-29 June, departing in both instances on the 30th. Information regarding housing, registration, the keynote speakers, and related issues will begin appearing on the WHA website www.thewha.org in September 2007.
The World History Association invites proposals from scholars and teachers around the world for full panels, single papers, and roundtables on topics related to the scholarly and/or pedagogical aspects of the conference's themes, “Global Cities” and “The Sea: Highway of Change.” Proposals must be submitted using the forms and guidelines available at http://thewha.org.
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15 January 2008
Due to the need for early notification and travel planning, no proposal will be accepted after the deadline. Notwithstanding acceptance of a proposal, any presenter not registered for the conference by 1 May 2008 will be dropped from the program.
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