Call for Papers: First International Graduate Students’ Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Clark University and DIIS invite papers from graduate students to international conference
Conference Dates: 23-26 April 2009
Deadline: 15 August 2008
The Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University in partnership with the Danish Institute for International Studies will host the First International Graduate Students’ Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies on 23 to 26 April 2009. The conference will provide a forum for graduate students to present original research papers to peers and established scholars. Participants will be able to forge scholarly ties from which further cooperation and research may evolve. This interdisciplinary conference will reflect the full range of issues, concepts, and methods in current Holocaust and Genocide Studies scholarship; accordingly, we invite pertinent applications from all fields and from countries around the world.
Interested applicants should submit the following materials for consideration:
- your name, address, email and telephone number
- the title and an abstract of your paper (a maxiumum of 250 words in English)
- a brief letter from your advisor indicating your enrollment in a graduate program
- a curriculum vitae.
Applications for complete panels are also acceptable and may consist of three to four papers. Such submissions should also include a panel description of approx. 500 words. Participants are encouraged to seek financial support from their home institutions. Limited funds for travel and accommodation may be available but can not be guaranteed in advance. The application deadline is 15 August 2008 and email submissions are preferred.
Please forward materials to:
Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
950 Main St
Worcester, MA 01610
If you have questions, please contact
- Raz Segal, Doctoral Student, , or
- Thomas Kühne, Strassler Professor in Holocaust History, ,
at the Strassler Family Center.
Doctoral students from Scandinavia and the Netherlands are encouraged to submit applications. A limited number of travel scholarships are available for applicants from these regions whose papers are accepted. For further information, please contact:
Cecilie Felicia Stokholm Banke, Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies,