Call for Papers: Workshop on Medieval Germany [GHI London, GHI Washington]

Deadline: 9 January 2017

Workshop, 5 May 2017, German Historical Institute

Quelle: Gustav Droysen, Allgemeiner Historischer Handatlas, 1886.

Quelle: Gustav Droysen, Allgemeiner Historischer Handatlas, 1886.

Organised by the German Historical Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society, to be held at the GHIL
A one day workshop on Medieval Germany will be held at the German Historical Institute, Bloomsbury Square,London, on Friday 5 May 2017. It will provide an opportunity for researchers in the field from the UK, continental Europe, and the USA to meet in a relaxed and friendly setting and to learn more about each other’s work. Proposals for short papers are invited from researchers at all career stages with an interest in any aspect of the history of medieval Germany (generously defined). Papers should be 10-15 minutes in length, and will be followed by discussion. Contributors are encouraged to concentrate upon introducing current work in progress, focusing on research questions, approaches, and still-unresolved problems.

Attendance is also warmly invited from anyone with an interest in medieval German history wishing to hear the papers and participate in the discussion. Further details of times and programme will be posted in due course.
The workshop is sponsored by the German History Society and the German Historical Institute London in cooperation with the GHI Washington. Participation is free, including lunch. However, participants will have to bear costs for travel and accommodation themselves. Doctoral students from North America (USA and Canada) who wish to present at the workshop can apply for two travel funding grants provided by the GHI Washington. Please indicate your interest in this grant in your application.
Support for postgraduate and early career researchers from the United Kingdom and The Republic of Ireland is available on a competitive basis, subject to eligibility requirements. Postgraduate members of the German History Society currently registered for a higher degree at a university in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, and those who have completed a PhD within two years of the deadline for application but who have no
other institutional sources of funding may apply for up to £150 for travel and accommodation expenses.
Please see the GHS website for further information and application deadlines.Please send proposals (title and ca. 200-word abstract), by Monday 9 January 2017, to Dr Cornelia Linde at the German Historical Institute: (linde@ghil.ac.uk) Informal inquiries regarding all aspects of the workshop should be sent to Len Scales (l.e.scales@durham.ac.uk) All students and academic researchers interested in medieval German history are very welcome to attend. There is no charge for attendance but due to limited space booking is essential. Please RSVP to Carole  Sterckx: sterckx@ghil.ac.uk

Max Weber Stiftung

The Max Weber Foundation promotes global research, concentrated around the areas of social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities. Research is conducted at ten institutes in various countries across the globe with distinctive and independent focal points. Through its globally operating institutes, the Foundation is able to contribute to the communication and networking between Germany and the host countries or regions of its establishments. By promoting scientific dialogue and merging academic as well as non-academic employees from several countries with different cultural backgrounds, the Max Weber Foundation is able to strengthen the Internationalization of research in its three fields of dedication.

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