>From: "Andrew Gordon" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Varieties of Cultural History (UK) (12/7/06; 7/5/07-7/8/07)
>>>Varieties of Cultural History: Theory and Practice in the Cultural
>>>Histories of Medicine, Science, Literature and the Arts
>>>University of Aberdeen, 5-8 July 2007
>>>King's College, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
>>>Call for Papers
>>>Proposals for papers are invited for the conference 'Varieties of
>>>Cultural History' to be held at the University of Aberdeen, 5-8 July 2007.
>>>Keynote speakers will include Peter Burke (Cambridge), Peter Mandler
>>>(Cambridge), Crosbie Smith (Kent), Rebecca Spang (Indiana) and Evelyn
>>>Welch (Queen Mary, London).
>>>In the last twenty-five years, diverse anthropological, literary, and
>>>other perspectives adopted into Cultural History have transformed the
>>>theory and practice of historical disciplines more generally. As Cultural
>>>History comes of age, this conference provides the opportunity to reflect
>>>upon the particular achievements of the 'Cultural Turn' at work in
>>>histories of medicine, science, literature and the arts; to foster
>>>creative dialogue amongst advocates of such varieties of cultural
>>>history; and thus to look to possible futures of research in
>>>The conference seeks papers approaching any historical period, domain, or
>>>theme; but the organizers particularly favour papers which explore
>>>specified genres of Cultural History as applied in case studies from the
>>>subjects highlighted above.
>>>Please send title, abstract of no more than 300 words, and biographical
>>>note of no more than 100 words, to Dr David Smith
>>>(<mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]) by 7 December 2006.
>>>Electronic submissions are encouraged; you may also write direct to the
>>>organizers at the Department of History, School of Divinity, History and
>>>Philosophy, Crombie Annexe, Meston Walk, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United
>>>Kingdom. Additional queries may be directed to David Smith at the
>>>The University of Aberdeen first developed an innovative
>>>interdisciplinary undergraduate programme in Cultural History in 1986.
>>> From 2007 it offers a new taught postgraduate MLitt in Cultural History.
>Dr Andrew Gordon
>School of Language and Literature
>University of Aberdeen
>Aberdeen AB24 3UD
>Tel: 01224 272626
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