Call for Papers: Fifth International Graduate Students' Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University
International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem
USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research
Deadline for applications: October 31, 2022
The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University will host the Fifth International Graduate Students' Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies (October 16 to 19, 2023), in collaboration with the International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem, and the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
This interdisciplinary conference will reflect the full range of issues, concepts, and methods in current Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The aim of the organizers is to provide a forum for advanced doctoral students (ABD) and early post-docs to present their research projects to peers and established scholars.
Wendy Lower, John K. Roth Professor of History and George R. Roberts Fellow, Claremont McKenna College, will deliver the keynote address.
Interested applicants should submit the following materials for consideration:
- a short curriculum vitae (one page max.) including name, address, email, and telephone number
- the title and an abstract of your paper (approx. 300 words, one page max. in English), addressing the basic arguments and sources of your dissertation project, mentioning major challenges, whether methodological or other, that you are facing, and indicating a key source in your study that you will show and discuss in your presentation
- a brief letter from your advisor indicating your enrollment in a doctoral program or the status of your dissertation work
The costs of accommodation, registration, and meals will be covered for applicants whose papers are accepted. Travel expenses will be covered upon request.
The application deadline is October 31, 2022. Please email complete materials to StrasslerGradConference@clarku.edu.
If you have any questions, please contact Thomas Kühne, Director, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and Strassler Colin Flug Chair of Holocaust History, Clark University, under the same email address.
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