BrANCH, the Association of British American Nineteenth Century Historians, was established in 1993 in order to promote the study in Britain of the history of the United States between 1789 and 1917. Membership is open to anyone with a scholarly interest in this period of American history.
What, when & where
Call for panels and papers of the BrANCH annual conference on all aspects of U.S. history from the period 1789-1917. Peter Parish Memorial Lecture: Emily West (University of Reading), “Reflections on the History and Historians of the Black Woman’s Role in the Community of Slaves”.
Venue: Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5-7 October 2018.
BrANCH particularly encourages panels that open new lines of communication between established thematic specialties as well as individual papers that cut across traditional categories of historical inquiry in imaginative and innovative ways. Postgraduate contributions are especially welcome. Subsidies for UK-based postgraduate participants will be offered on a first come first served basis.
Deadline & how to apply
Please send a brief CV and a summary of the proposed paper or panel (no more than three speakers per panel and 300 words per paper, please) by Friday 24 February to the Conference Secretaries at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that all programme participants will be expected to register as BrANCH members.
Other info, Links & conditions
Saturday Night Keynote: Jeff Forret (Lamar University)