Friday, October 12, 2007

"Telling the Past Now: Historiographies for the 21st Century," University of Aarhus, November 22-24, 2007.

This conference will bring together leading historians from a number of different fields in an interdisciplinary effort to discuss the challenges, possibilities and ways of writing history now and for the future. Participants will engage state of the art debates and problematics concerning the conceptualization and execution of historical writing on a wide range of topics including politics, theory, culture, things, images, narrative, cognition, public perceptions, biographies, gender, place and forgetting. The conference will combine two days of invited keynote lectures with a day of workshops for PhD students. The conference is now open for registration. Sponsors:
  • Danish Research School for Philosophy, History of Ideas and History of Science;
  • Danish Research School for History, Faculty of Humanities, University of Aarhus;
  • Department of History and International Studies and the Department of Languages and Culture, Aalborg University.
Registration is open until November 1. Conference homepage and registration: .

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