This is a Call for Papers for our annual conference on March 21, 2012, at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland. Topics of interest include any aspect of the history of the U.S. federal government or of federal history work. Participants can include those working in the federal government, academia, or in other private institutions. Specific topics of interest include, for example, the history of intelligence gathering, naval blockades, or Cold War diplomacy.
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The Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) is now accepting proposals for individual papers or panels for our 2012 annual meeting, Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at the National Archives at College Park (Archives II), 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, Maryland. Proposals on any aspect of federal government history and history practice will be considered and encouraged, and, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, we invite proposals relating to that event or more broadly, the history of intelligence gathering, naval blockades, or Cold War diplomacy. SHFG welcomes submissions from historians, archivists, librarians, curators, graduate students, and others engaged in the study of federal government history, regardless of whether or not they are federal employees.
The deadline for proposals is Sunday, February 1, 2012.
Please mail proposals to: 2012 Program Committee, Society for History in the Federal Government, Box 14139, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044 or by e-mail to the attention of Marc Rothenberg, Chair of the Program Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also check the SHFG web-site for conference information:
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