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* Call for Papers *

Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education
Shepherdstown, WV

 

“Federal History in Times of Transition”

March 23–24, 2018

The Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) announces its annual meeting to be held March 23-24, 2018, at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education in Shepherdstown, WV.

The program committee invites participants to broadly interpret the conference theme, “Federal History in Times of Transition.”

The program committee invites entire panels and roundtables, as well as individual papers. We encourage presentations that use audio/visual components. We welcome proposals from graduate students, federal historians, public historians, archivists from local, state, and federal institutions, oral historians, digital archivists, and scholars from other disciplines. We encourage panels composed of practitioners from a variety of backgrounds and experiences in these topics.

Paper proposals should include a brief abstract of 250–300 words, a biographical paragraph of the author, and contact information. Panel proposals should include brief abstracts of each paper as well as biographical paragraphs and contact information for each presenter. Please submit your proposal using this form.

All conference rooms will have a computer with internet and a projector.

Deadline for proposals is December 8, 2017.

Visit SHFG’s website for further information at http://shfg.wildapricot.org/event-2663751


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