European Studies Conference (Black Europe Session)

deadline for submissions: 
May 31, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Sara Marzioli / University of Nebraska at Omaha
contact email: 

The 48th European Studies Conference, which will be held on October 5-6, 2023, both online and in person at the University of Nebraska Omaha, welcomes papers on European topics in all disciplines.

 Founded in 1975, our interdisciplinary conference draws every year participants from colleges and universities in the United States and from abroad.

Areas of interest include art, anthropology, history, literature, current issues and prospects in cultural, political, social, economic, or military areas; education, business, international affairs, religion, foreign languages, philosophy, music, geography, theater, and film.

 This year we will also offer special panels on the following topics:

  • Ancient Mediterranean & Near Eastern World
  • Black European Studies (online session)
  • Human Rights
  • Holocaust and Genocide
  • Medieval Europe  

Graduate students are invited to apply for Award for the Best Graduate Student Paper in the amount of $250.

 This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Tomaz Jardim (Toronto Metropolitan University), who will be presenting on "Ilse Koch on Trial: Gender, Violence, and Making the 'Bitch of Buchenwald'.” 

To submit the abstract via our online form, please follow this link or email it to one of the conference coordinators:

Please direct any questions to the conference coordinators, Dr. Mark Celinscak ( and Dr. Martina Saltamacchia ( Follow conference updates on the European Studies Conference website

Please include:


  • Your name
  • Full address
  • Institution affiliation
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Your CV
  • Paper title
  • Presentation mode (online or in-person)