Call for Conference Papers--Memory: Myth and Modernity

deadline for submissions: 
March 31, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is pleased to invite submissions for its 12th annual conference, Memory: Myth and Modernity, to be held on 28 July 2017 at The University of Western Australia.

Topics may include but are not limited to:


  • Individual and collective identity
  • National and cultural Memory
  • Narrative and autobiography
  • History, places and events
  • Nostalgia and the imagination
  • Social, psychological and scientific approaches to memory
  • Trauma, injury and war
  • Ethics of memory
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Migration and displacement
  • Emotions and Memory.

Important Dates: 

  • Abstract proposals due: 31 March 2017. 
  • Notification of outcome of submission:14 April 2017. 


  • A title 
  • An abstract (max. 200 words) 
  • A short biography (max. 50 words) 

(to with ‘Memory 2017’ in the subject line)

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