CFP: German Historical Institute Medieval Seminar

Medieval History Seminar

October 13-16, 2011

EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 24, 2011

The German Historical Institutes in London and Washington are pleased to announce the sixth Medieval History Seminar, to be held in Washington, from October 13 to 16, 2011. The seminar is designed to bring together American, British and German Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D. recipients (2009-2010) in medieval history for a weekend of scholarly discussion and collaboration. They will have the opportunity to present their work to their peers as well as to dis tinguished scholars from both sides of the Atlantic. Conveners for the 2011 seminar will be professors Michael Borgolte (Humboldt-Uni ver sität zu Berlin), Frank Rexroth (Universität Göttingen), Patrick J. Geary (University of California, Los Angeles), Barbara H. Rosenwein (Loyola University Chicago), Dame Janet L. Nelson (King’s College London) and Miri Rubin (Queen Mary, University of London).

The Medieval History Seminar welcomes proposals from all areas of medieval history. Par ticipation is not limited to historians working on German history or German-speak ing regions of Europe. Nor is a particular epoch or methodological approach prefer red. Applications from neighboring disciplines are welcome if the projects have a distinct historical focus.

Papers and discussions will be conducted both in German and English. Successful applicants must be prepared to submit a paper of approximately 5 000 words by September 1, 2011. They also are expected to act as commentator for other papers presented in the seminar.

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