2024 Tri-University History Conference | College of Arts

2024 Tri-University History Conference

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University of Guelph, main campus


Tri-University Graduate History Conference 2024 - Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the Tri-University Graduate Program in History invites submissions for its annual conference: “Conflict, Cooperation, and Commemoration: Examining Interactions in the Past.” 

2024 ThemeThis year’s theme foregrounds the interactions between historical figures and events and the memorialization of those actions and reactions. As historians, engaging in conflict and cooperation is a pillar of historical research and the processes that create the subject matter for our research.

Papers and panels dealing with a with a variety of historical themes, periods, and perspectives will be accepted. We encourage submissions that address but are not limited to the following themes, including:

  • Reconciliation and Reparation
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Legal Boundaries and Authority
  • Migration and Diasporas
  • Religion
  • Warfare
  • Economics
  • Trade and International Relations
  • Culture and Identity
  • Political Movements and Activism
  • Indigeneity and Cross-Cultural Connections

Submission requirementsInterested applicants are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, or round tables. Please include an abstract of 250 words and a short biography of 150 words.

  • Single papers: Individual papers will be added to miscellaneous panels
  • Panels: Student organized panels will be accepted. Please include your panel title and panelists. If you have a chair member in mind you can also indicate that in your application.
  • Round tables: Student organized round table topics can be submitted.

Submission link: https://bit.ly/2024submit

Submission deadline: January 31, 2024

Our keynote speaker this year is Dr. Mikki Brock of Washington and Lee University who specializes in demonology, witchcraft, and religious beliefs and identities in Early Modern Scotland. The title for her talk is, “‘That horrid and devilish sin’: Witchcraft and memory in Covenanted Scotland."

Conference Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024

Location: MacKinnon Building, University of Guelph

Conference contact: triuconference24@gmail.com