“On the 100th Anniversary of the First World War:The World and the War from 1914 to 1918”
Sponsors:St. Petersburg State University, the Russian State Herzen Pedagogical University, the Fund “European Heritage”, and the Saint Petersburg City Government’s Committee on Research and Higher Education
When: 4-6 December 2014 / Where: St. Petersburg, Russia / Conf. Languages: Russian and English
Note: The sponsors will undertake the cost of conference housing for those foreign participants selected to participate.All participants are responsible for their own transport to the conference.
The conference organizing committee hopes to focus its attention on the following groups of problems:
A) International relations before and during the years of the war
B) The armed forces, the political systems, and the economies from 1914 to 1918
C) The Great War and revolutions
D) War and society
E) Russian and world culture amid the war
F) The First World War and historical memory
If you would like to participate then we ask that you inform the conference’s organizing committee by 15 June 2014.Please send your name, title, affiliation, e-mail address, and the title of your proposed paper to both of the following e-mail addresses (and indicate whether or not your need visa support at the same time):firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com.
Some of the conference’s papers will be published in a separate volume after the conference and in a special edition of the journal Modern History of Russia (http://www.modernhistory.ru/main_en.htm).
Once the organizing committee has decided which papers to include in the conference, those chosen to participate can (if they so desire) send to the following address (firstname.lastname@example.org) their papers (no more than 40,000 characters, please) for inclusion in the special edition of Modern History of Russia, the publication of which is planned before the conference’s beginning.
Dr. Martin J. Blackwell
Associate Professor of History
University of North Georgia
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
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