Proud of the international dimension it has acquired over the past few years, Artefact renews its invitation to graduate students and young scholars to submit paper proposals for the 13th International Conference of the Graduate Student Association of the History Department of Université Laval. The purpose of the conference is to bring together Masters, Doctoral students and young scholars working on a variety of topics in order to foster discussion. This year, two special events mark the conference. On the opening night, a a few specialists will join together to discuss the consequences of the Province of Quebec’s new Cultural Heritage Act. Also, the keynote will be given by Professor Yves Gingras, holder of the Canada Research Chair in the History and Sociology of Science on February 13th, 2013.
1. Open topic papers:
We invite graduate students in history, art history, museology, archaeology, social anthropology, folklore, archivistics and other related disciplines to present preliminary or final results of their research in any topic.
2. Thematic sessions:
We welcome groups of 2 to 4 student scholars to propose a thematic session on a topic of their choosing. For each session proposal we request that one person be responsible for its organization (gathering of paper proposals, structure of the session, choosing a chair for the session, etc.) This person must submit to Artefact the following information: the topic of the session, each paper proposed, and the order of presentation.
3. Poster sessions:
We also offer graduate students of all disciplines the opportunity to summarize their research results graphically on a scientific poster. Allying text and images (graphics, pictures, tables…), the posters will be shown altogheter during a poster session that should last approximately an hour. During this session, the poster creators will discuss their work with the peers visiting the space allowed for this particular event.
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