Tuesday, February 2, 2016

HISTORY '16 / III. International History Conference on Historiography


HISTORY '16 / 3rd International History Conference will be held in Istanbul on May 6-7, 2016. The conference will be coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and a special focus will be on 'Representing the Past: Historiography'.

What is the influence of theory on historical research? How have the theories, perpectives and methods been changed throughout the centuries and according to culture and politics? Alongside the way historians looks at the history and historical research, the ideological background of historical narratives and their public perception will also be discussed.
In addition to the historiography as the main topic archives, archival research and documentation will also be taken into consideration. As the way of extracting evidence from original archival records affects the end results of a study, historical studies should also be integrated with the theory of archival research.

We invite historians of scholars working on historiography to attend and submit a proposals to present their work at the HISTORY '16 Conference.


PUBLICATION
All submitted papers are subject to double blind peer review. Conference proceedings are going to be available on DVD as e-book and DAKAM's digital library with an ISBN number before the conference and will be sent to be reviewed for inclusion in the "Thomson & Reuters Web of Science's Conference Proceedings Citation Index" (CPCI) and Google Scholars.

AGENDA
Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 29, 2016
Deadline for registration: March 29, 2016
Deadline for full papers submission: April 1, 2016

THEMES
Papers would be expected to be based on original research drawn from studies on history and historiography.

Theory of History and Historiography
Premodern History, Enlightment, 19th Century, 20th Century and 21th Century. Critical philosophy of history. Historians. Contemporary theories. Recent discoveries and texts. Historical history texts.

History of Economy, Trade and Work
Economy and economical systems, consumption, trade routes, trade forms and laws, goods and production, farming, fishery, industries, class conflicts, working class, wealth, luxury.
History of Intercultural Dialogue, Cities and Travel
Cultural interactions, cultural dialogue, diplomacy, transformation and development of cities, urban and planning history, architecture, travellers, transportation technologies and systems, diaries, narratives, printed media and communication technologies.
History of Politics
Political systems, forms of states, social conflicts, social stratification, wars, treaties, colonization, 'westernization', construction of national identities, migration, occupations, systems of justice and law, crime, punishment
History of Emotions, Habits, Life style
Defining, representing and sources of emotions; human behavior and psychology, daily life, fashion, Art, Crafts, popular culture, solidarity, violence, language.
History of Ideology, Belief and Representation
Variety of beliefs, religious interactions and conflicts, transformation of beliefs, sacrements, rituals, representation of political thoughts, rhetoric ideological structures, intellectuals, movements of thoughts.
Memory Studies
Celebration and denouncing key moments. Identity and Ideology. Sociological perspectives and oral history.
Documentation and Archives
Interpretation of Historical Texts, Narratives, Letters, official documents, image, archives, libraries.

VENUE
Cezayir Meeting Halls in Istanbul
Hayriye Caddesi 12, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Cezayir building was built in 1901 as a school by the Italian Workers' Society. The building, with its 2005 renovation, has been transformed into a landmark establishment serving under the Cezayir Garden, Cezayir Lounge and Cezayir Rooms brands on its three floors. Housing a restaurant, a lounge, a bar and meeting rooms as well as providing a wide range of cultural events in its halls.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
You can submit your abstract by entering the online registration system EASYCHAIR at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=history16

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