California State University at Channel Islands, Camarillo, California, and the History Department are pleased to announce that it will host a conference commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on November 8th and 9th, 2018. The focus of the conference is Imperial Implosions: The Global Implications of World War I. We are looking for papers dealing with any aspect of the World War I in Asia, Africa, America, Europe, Latin America or elsewhere where there were significant historical implications and reverberations.
Featured speakers at the conference will be Professor Sean McMeekin of Bard College and the author of The Russian Revolution (2017) and The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution and the Making of the Modern Middle East (2015) and Professor Pria Satia, of Stanford University and the author of Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (2018) and The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East (2008)
Prospective presenters and participants should send a 350 word maximum proposal to either P. Scott Corbett, firstname.lastname@example.org or Michael Powelson email@example.com by September 3, 2018 with the final version of papers due September 14, 2018.
There is no registration fee for faculty or student presenters and no fee for student attendees.
Details about registration, travel, and accommodations can be obtained from P. Scott Corbett, firstname.lastname@example.org, (805) 437-8970 or (805) 267-6131.