This conference, to be held October 11-14, 2012 in Bethlehem, PA, explores Moravian history and music in a worldwide context from the 15th to 20th centuries.
We are now accepting proposals for individual papers, panels, lecture recitals, and reports on current research projects on any topic related to Moravian history and music. Special consideration will be given to the following topics:
• The sustainability of Moravian communities: economics, climate, geography and ecology
• Nineteenth-century Moravian history
• The Ancient Unity and Comenius
• Moravian composer, Johannes Herbst (1735-1812), 200th anniversary of his death
Please send a proposal of no more than 300 words by April 1, 2012 to Lanie Graf.
The program committee will notify accepted applicants by May 1, 2012. A limited number of grants for housing and travel costs is available. Conference sessions and a prize for undergraduate student papers will be offered.
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Sponsored by Moravian College, Moravian Archives, and the Center for Moravian Studies, in partnership with the Moravian Music Foundation, Moravian Historical Society, Moravian Theological Seminary, and Historic Bethlehem Partnership.
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