Call for Papers: The Great War in Africa Conference 2014

Call for Papers // The Great War in Africa Conference 2014

Conference organisers:  Anne Samson, Great War in Africa Association; Ana Paula Pires, IHC-FCSH-UNL, International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa; Maria Fernanda Rollo, IHC-FCSH-UNL, International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa
Venue:  Lisbon, Instituto de História Contemporânea at *NOVA* University of Lisbon
Dates:  14 and 15 July 2014
Proposals submissions until:  31st May 2014


CALL FOR PAPERS and PARTICIPATION

The Great War in Africa Conference 2014

The Great War Africa Association and The International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa are combining to host the 2014 conference on 14 and 15 July in Lisbon.
In recognition of the growing interest in the African theatres of the War, an interest which has spread across the globe and into various fields of study, the two organisations focusing on the Great War in Africa are continuing to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and information on the campaigns in Africa.
The conference aims at bringing together interested persons, both amateur and professional, to share and extend their knowledge of the war in Africa. The proceedings of the conference will be published.

In particular, contributions will be sought from those working on:
-Military, political, social, economic or cultural themes around the campaigns
-The dispute of empires including the mobilisation and strategy of the European powers towards the war in Africa
-Heritage, including archival, archaeological, documentary and family history
-The impact of the campaign or aspects thereof, including representations of the campaign through time, memory studies, re-enactment, literature and film

The deadline to submit an abstract or proposal of no more than 300 words is 31st May 2014.
Please send your abstract/proposal and a 1 page CV to: -greatwarinafrica2014@gmail.com
Working languages: Portuguese and English
Venue: Instituto de História Contemporânea at *NOVA* University of Lisbon
Cost:
Students, 10 euros
Other researchers 20 euros

Conference organisers:
Anne Samson, Great War in Africa Association http://gweaa.com
Ana Paula Pires, IHC-FCSH-UNL, International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa
Maria Fernanda Rollo, IHC-FCSH-UNL, International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa

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Members of the International Network for the Study of the Great War in Africa
Ana Paula Pires (IHC-FCSH-UNL)
Anne Samson (Great War in Africa Association)
Maria Fernanda Rollo (IHC-FCSH-UNL)
Melvin E. Page, East Tennessee State University*
*Michael Neiberg (US Army War College)
Michelle Moyd (Indiana University – Bloomington)
Pierre Purseigle (Yale University)
Remy Porte (Service Historique de la Défense)
Richard Fogarty (University at Albany – SUNY)
Santanu Das (King’s College – University of London)”


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