European Social Science History Conference

CFP: Ghent, Belgium, 13-16 April 2010

8th European Social Science History Conference Ghent, Belgium, 13 - 16 April 2010

The ESSHC aims at bringing together scholars interested in explaining historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences. The conference is characterized by a lively exchange in many small groups, rather than by formal plenary sessions.

The Conference welcomes papers and sessions on any topic and any historical period. It is organized in a large number of networks:

Africa - Antiquity - Asia - Criminal Justice - Culture - Economics - Education and Childhood - Elites - Ethnicity and Migration - Family and Demography - Geography - Health - History and Computing - Labour - Latin America - Material and Consumer Culture - Middle Ages - Oral History - Politics - Religion - Rural - Sexuality - Social Inequality - Technology - Theory - Urban - Women and Gender - World History

The deadline for pre-registration on our website is 1 may 2009.

The 8th European Social Science History Conference is organized by the International Institute of Social History in co-operation with local partners:
  • Amsab, Institute of Social History
  • Hogeschool Gent (Ghent Polytechnic)
  • Muziekcentrum De Bijloke (Music Center De Bijloke)
  • STAM, Stadsmuseum Gent (Ghent City Museum)
Further information and the online pre-registration form for the conference please go to the Conference Internet site at [url]http://www.iisg.nl/esshc[/url]

or contact the conference secretariat:

European Social Science History Conference 2010, c/o International Institute of Social History
PO Box 2169 1000 CD Amsterdam The Netherlands
Telephone: +31.20.66 858 66
Fax: +31.20.66 541 81
E mail: [mailto]esshc@iisg.nl[/mailto]