2018 UCL SSEES Postgraduates Conference Call For Papers

deadline for submissions: 
December 1, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
University College London, SSEES
contact email: 

The Postgraduate Conference Committee at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies is pleased to forward you the 15th Biennial Postgradute Conference Call for Papers.

The conference theme is “Uncertainty: Perspectives from Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.” For the call for papers and an explanation of the conference theme, please access the following PDF file: Call for Papers

The conference will take place over three days from 12-14 February, 2018, atthe UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) in London, UK.

The aim of the conference is to bring together postgraduate students and early career researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities to showcase new research from across academic disciplines relevant to Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.

This year, a Professional Development Event on publishing will be held at the conference. The event aims to provide advice and strategies on how to publish research. Attendees will also be encouraged to network. The event will feature panels on book and journal publishing with representatives from major publishing houses, including Peter Sowden, an Asia and Russia and Eastern Europe Book Editor for Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Philippa Grand, Social Science Publisher and Editorial Director at Emerald Group PublishingSharla Plant, a Sociology and Social Policy Publisher for Palgrave MacmillanProfessor Jane Winters, an expert on digital publishing and the humanities at the School of Advanced Study. Following the panels on book and journal publishing, there will be a Working and Networking Session where conference attendees will be able to speak with publishers and ask questions in an informal setting.

To register and submit a proposal for the conference, please fill out the online form at: http://tinyurl.com/sseespgc2018. Paper proposals and proposals for fully formed panels should be no more than 300 words. The application deadline is 1 December 2017. The language of the conference is English. Presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes. Successful applicants will be notified on or around 10 December 2017.

We look forward to receiving your abstracts! 

Best,

The Postgraduate Conference Committee