Appel à communication : « World History Association », NHCC, Minneapolis, 26-29 juin 2013

The 22nd Annual World History Association Conference

North Hennepin Community College (NHCC), Minneapolis (Minnesota)

26-29 June 2013

Deadline for submissions: 31st March

This is the first time that the WHA has held its annual conference at a
community college, and it is an outstanding opportunity for scholars,
teachers and students to have access to all the top people in the field
today. The conference will also host a « Meet the Author » series, have
dedicated teacher panels and workshops, have all major world history
textbooks publishers exhibiting, terrific keynote speakers, and a large
number of panels, roundtables, workshops and much more in promoting the
field of world history.

Call For Papers

This year’s conference themes are: « Diasporas and Refugees in World History »
and « Roads, Trails, and Rivers in World History. »

The World History Association eagerly invites proposals from students,
scholars, and teachers around the world on topics related to the scholarly
and/or pedagogical aspects of the conference’s themes, although proposals
from any area of world history will be considered.

* Panels (up to 3 panelists, one chair, and one discussant) – Individual
papers, each 20 minutes in length * Single papers

* Roundtables (between 4 to 5 participants) – 4-5 minute opening statements
from participants and then conversational dialogue with the audience

* Mixed panels of K-12 teachers, students, university professors, and
independent scholars examining cutting-edge scholarship and its classroom

* Panels devoted to research in progress (and potential for classroom

* Sessions dealing with the current scholarship of « big issues » in world
history (and potential for classroom integration)

* Proposals for poster displays and presentations

Prearranged panels are given priority, but individual papers are considered.
Accepted individual papers are arranged into panels by the Program
Committee. Papers and proposed panels that do not fit into the conference
themes are considered and accepted, as space allows.

Each proposal should include: a maximum 250-word abstract for each paper, a
one page curriculum vitae for each participant, and a brief statement about
the paper(s) original contribution(s) to scholarship or pedagogy. All papers
should be presented in English (if this is a concern please indicate as much
and the committee will take the matter under consideration). Please only
make A/V requests if absolutely necessary, due to costs, logistics and
potential technical difficulties. As always, handouts are welcome.

Proposals must be submitted using the forms and guidelines available at

Information regarding accommodations, registration, keynote speakers, and
related issues is posted, and regularly updated, on the WHA website:


Please register at the time of paper/panel submission. Panel organizers
should ensure that all panel members register for the conference at the time
of a proposal submission. If you do not receive funding from your
institution, your paper is not accepted, or the occasion arises that you
cannot attend the conference, you may request a full registration fee refund
before April 15, 2013. After that date, regular cancellation policies apply.
Visit  < for further details.

Sterenn Le Maguer

Archéologue spécialiste de la péninsule Arabique et du commerce dans l'océan Indien, vacataire à l'Institut catholique de Paris et à l'Université Rennes 2.

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