Nineteenth Century Research Seminars
Call for Papers
The Nineteenth Century Research Seminars (NCRS) invites proposals for twenty-minute papers from postgraduate and early career researchers that address any aspect of nineteenth-century literature, history, art, and culture.
The seminar series is designed to be a cross- and inter-disciplinary forum where postgraduate and early career researchers can meet, form connections, debate, and collaborate on all issues pertaining to the long nineteenth century.
We accept abstracts addressing any aspect of research on the 19th century, but would particularly welcome those addressing any of the following themes:
Philosophy from Hegel to Nietzsche
Empire, War, and Politics
Religion and Society
Ecology, Environment, and Industrialisation
Travelling and Exploration
Gender and Sexuality
German Classicism and German Idealism
Art, Architecture, and Aesthetics
Monthly seminars take place at the University of Edinburgh, on the first Thursday of the month: 7 February, 7 March, 4 April, 2 May, and 6 June 2019 at 16:30-18:30. Each seminar will consist of 2-3 twenty-minute papers, with at least one paper from a University of Edinburgh-based researcher and the other(s) from a researcher based in another institution, followed by discussion and refreshments.
Abstracts of up to 250 words along with a brief biography and institutional affiliation should be submitted in the body of an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for submissions is Sunday 1 December 2018; speakers will be notified of a decision by mid-December. If for any reason you are not available for any of the dates listed above for the 2019 seminars, please let us know in your email submission; this will help us to pair papers and schedule more effectively.
For those travelling from outside of Edinburgh, reimbursement of travel expenses (up to £40) is available.
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The NCRS is supported by the University of Edinburgh’s Student-Led Initiative Fund.