The eighth ESSHC will take place in Ghent, Belgium, 13 April – 16 April 2010. The conference is organised in 28 thematic networks, which arrange their own session programmes. The Elites network of the ESSHC hosts sessions concerning the history of cultural, political, economic and social elites and calling for papers proposals for the Ghent meeting. Dead line for submission is May 1st 2009.
How to propose a session or a paper
Proposals for theme sessions are welcome, but the network chairs encourage single paper contributions as well, since there are good opportunities to find a place for individual papers in some of the already proposed sessions or in some other, forthcoming session proposals. If you have in mind a session theme and a couple of interested speakers, do not hesitate to contact us.If you want to propose a paper in a particular session, please contact both the session organiser, if mentioned, and the network chairs, Ms. Marja Vuorinen (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mr. José Antonio Sánchez-Román (email@example.com). You also need to fill in the online pre-registration form on the conference webpage http://www.iisg.nl/esshc by 1st May 2009. All the conference participants must pre-register electronically in order to be included in the conference programme. During the pre-registration dialogue you will be asked to choose a conference network. In order to propose a paper to the Elites network session, choose the Elites from the list.
Further and updated information -including sessions already proposed- will be available on the conference website http://www.iisg.nl/esshc. Notification of acceptances or rejections will occur by July 2009. All participants are required to handle their final registration and payment before 1st December 2009. The conference secretariat will send you a notification on this in the autumn of 2009.
The chairs of the Elites network are looking forward to receiving your proposals and meeting you in Ghent in spring 2010!
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