Call for Papers: The Fifteenth Century Conference (Aberdeen 2014)

Preliminary Announcement and Call for Papers:
The Fifteenth Century Conference (Open Theme)
University of Aberdeen, 4-6 September 2014
Deadline: 1 March 2014

aberdeen_logoThe annual gathering known as the Fifteenth Century Conference was first held in Cardiff, 1970. In 2014 the conference will meet at the University of Aberdeen. It is expected that there will be plenary sessions, parallel panel sessions of 20-30 minute papers, and opportunity to showcase collaborative projects. The theme is open and, as is customary, the chronological boundaries of c.1400 and c.1500 will be interpreted generously. Professor Christine Carpenter will offer the keynote lecture. It is hoped to offer some reduction in fee for current and recent research students giving a paper.

Aberdeen is unusually well-served for travel, with regular direct flights from most UK cities, and from Dublin, Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. There is a frequent rail service, including overnight sleeper options from London. For further details see: www.abdn.ac.uk/maps/travel.php

Those wishing to offer papers are invited to send details by e-mail to j.armstrong@abdn.ac.uk or to Dr Jackson Armstrong, History, Crombie Annexe, Meston Walk, University of Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen, AB24 3FX, setting out:

  • Title of proposed paper; Abstract (c. 200 words)
  • Full name and professional title (Professor, Dr, Ms, …)
  • Postal address and e-mail
  • Institutional affiliation and relevant status (permanent, fellowship, research student, …)
  • Anticipated availability (e.g. if only one day is feasible)

Closing date 1 March 2014Please circulate this announcement widely. For further information please contact Dr Jackson Armstrong.

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