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>Subject: [Asecs] Call for Papers
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>2008 meeting of the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
>(CSECS/SCEDHS)
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>The theme of this year's conference is "The Eighteenth Century:
>Influence of the Past, Presence of the Future".  The plenary speakers
>are Jack Lynch (Rutgers University) and Benoît Melançon (Université de
>Montréal).  As is traditional for CSECS, papers not on the conference
>theme will also be considered.  Proposals for papers or panels should be
>sent to [log in to unmask] by 30 April 2008.
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>The conference will take place at the Doubletree by Hilton Montréal
>Centre-Ville, in the heart of Montreal's vibrant Latin quarter, 15-18
>October 2008.
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>Full details can be found on the conference website:
><http://burneycentre.mcgill.ca/csecs-scedhs-2008/index.html>http://burneycentre.mcgill.ca/csecs-scedhs-2008/index.html
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>Biennial Conference on Moravian History and Culture
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>October 10-11, 2008
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>Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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>This biennial conference is sponsored by Moravian College, the Moravian
>Archives in Bethlehem, and the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of
>Pietism at the University of Halle, Germany. The conference will examine
>various aspects of the history and culture of the Moravians (also known
>as Unitas Fratrum or Herrnhuters) within their context. Papers may span
>a wide range of topics encompassing early 15th-century history of the
>church in the Czech lands; the founding of the renewed Moravian Church
>in Herrnhut, Saxony, in 1722; the establishment of a transatlantic
>Moravian network and its preservation throughout the 18th and 19th
>centuries up to more recent Moravian history in the 20th century. We are
>interested in all contributions relating to current research in Moravian
>history and culture, but we especially invite papers regarding the
>following themes:
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>1. The Origin of Subjectivity in Autobiography and Biography (Moravian
>Lebensläufe or memoirs)
>         2. The Encounter with Foreign Worlds
>         3. Emotions in Rituals and Practices
>         4. Transatlantic Networks
>         5. Moravians in Comparative Contexts: 
>Pietism, Art, Architecture, Gender
>         6. The Historical Self-Concept of the Moravians
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>Please send a proposal of no more than 300 words by March 1, 2008 to:
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>The selection committee will notify accepted applicants by April 15. A
>selection of papers will be considered for publication. In certain cases
>we will attempt to provide grants for housing and travel costs. For
>updates see our web page: 
><http://home.moravian.edu/public/hist/conference/>http://home.moravian.edu/public/hist/conference/.
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>Dr. Heikki Lempa
>Department of History
>Moravian College
>1200 Main Street
>Bethlehem, PA, 18018, USA
>Tel.: (610) 861-1315
>Fax: (610) 625-7919
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