CFP: Varieties of Cultural History (UK) (12/7/06; 7/5/07-7/8/07)

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Andrew Gordon
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>>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 Cultural History.
>>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
>>(<> 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
>>addresses above.
>>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
Taylor Building
Aberdeen AB24 3UD

Tel: 01224 272626

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