The Australasian Association for European History (AAEH) XXIV Biennial Conference: “War, Violence, Aftermaths: Europe and the Wider World”
Call for Papers
14th – 17th July 2015, Crowne Plaza, Newcastle
Hosted by: The School of Humanities and Social Science and the Centre for the history of Violence at The University of Newcastle, Australia
John Horne, Trinity College, Dublin
Richard Bessel, University of York
Norman Naimark, Stanford University
Patricia Clavin, Jesus College, Oxford
Joy Damousi, University of Melbourne
Katherine Jolluck, Stanford University
Conference Website: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/events/faculty-of-education-and-arts/aaeh-conference
The website will be periodically updated with information about registration, accommodation, keynote speakers, abstracts and the conference program.
The AAEH Conference in July 2015 will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Newcastle
For the first time, the University of Newcastle, Australia, will host the 24th biennial meeting of the Australasian Association for European History (AAEH). Newcastle is a vibrant city on the coast, two hours north of Sydney.
Our themes for 2015 coincide with anniversaries of a number of key events in Europe, within the broad themes of war, violence and aftermaths, including: the bi-centenary of the battle of Waterloo; the centenary of the landing at Gallipoli; the centenary of the Armenian Genocide; the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War; and the 20th anniversary of the massacre at Srebrenica.
The conference encourages reconsideration of Europe’s violent past – national, regional, religious, economic, ethnic, social, cultural, generational, and international. The Organizing Committee particularly invites proposals for papers that address the history of European conflict in terms of its repercussions for the non-European world. Papers on Early Modern Europe are also welcome, as are specialists in the First World War.
The conference will be structured in parallel panels, plenary sessions and round tables.
Each panel presentation should not exceed 20 minutes.
Panels may explore such ideas as:
· Violence in society, culture, economics and politics
· The origins and consequences of war and acts of mass violence
· Ethnic, racial, religious and ideological violence
· Violence and war from a transnational perspective
· Cultural constructions and representations of war and violence
· Emotions and memories of war and violence
· Aftermaths and legacies of war and violence
Proposal submission information:
Title of paper, abstract of 100 words, and a brief professional biography with contact details/institutional affiliation.
Please send these items to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 February 2015 Submission of abstracts close
1 March 2015 Notification to abstract authors
Early March 2015 Early Bird Registration opens
1 May 2015 Early bird closure
Prof. Philip Dwyer, Philip.Dwyer@newcastle.edu.au
Prof. Roger Markwick, Roger.Markwick@newcastle.edu.au
Dr. Camilla Russell, Camilla.Russell@newcastle.edu.au
Dr. Matthew Lewis, Matthew.Lewis@newcastle.edu.au
Ms Kara Waite, Kara.Waite@newcastle.edu.au
+61 2 4921 7318
School of Humanities and Social Science
University of Newcastle
Callaghan NSW 2308