CFP: Nations and their Pasts: Representing the Past, Building the Future (UK) (11/1/05; 3/28/06-3/29/06)

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16th Annual ASEN Conference:=20

"Nations and their Pasts : Representing the Past, Building the Future"=20

28-29 March 2006, London School of Economics=20



The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is
holding its 16th Annual Conference, entitled "Nations and their Pasts:
Representing the Past, Building the Future", on Tuesday and Wednesday,
March 28-29, 2006, at the London School of Economics.=20

The first day of the conference is dedicated to a general discussion of
the topic by leading scholars in the field, while the second day offers
opportunities for scholars to examine the significance of nations' pasts
in the context of the study of nationalism in a series of panel
sessions. Suggested themes include:=20

 * Constructing and Changing National Pasts=20

 * Myths and Memories of the Nation=20

 * New Nations and their Pasts=20

 * National Pasts and War Memories=20

 * Nations as National Heritage=20

 * Present Representations of the National Past - Music, Art, Literature
and Monuments=20

The 2006 Conference Committee is now calling for papers to be presented
on Wednesday, March 29, 2006. Please see the conference website for more information
and to submit your proposal. =20

The application is open to any researcher who is interested in the study
of nationalism and/or ethnicity, and PhD students and young scholars are
particularly encouraged to apply. The abstracts of the proposed papers,
that should not exceed 500 words, are expected by November 1, 2005 and
the Committee will notify applicants by November 30, 2005.=20

Suggestions for panels and additional themes are also welcome. Papers
submitted to the conference will be considered for publication in a
special issue of Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism (SEN). =20

Please note that ASEN cannot cover travel and accommodation costs.
Presenters are expected to register for the conference. Further
enquiries are welcome at .=20
Department of Government
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

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