lundi 2 février 2015

34e congrès de l'ESHHS

34th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences (ESHHS)

Call for Abstracts

Université d’Angers, France,
July 7th-10th, 2015

The European Society for the History of Human Sciences (ESHHS) invites submissions to its annual conference to be held at University of Angers, France, from July 7th-10th, 2015.

Papers, posters, symposia, or workshops may deal with any aspect of the history of the human, behavioral, or social sciences and/or with related historiographic and methodological issues. This year’s conference will devote particular interest to topics related to disciplinary boundaries and relationships between disciplines (for example, among those of the humanities, health and environmental sciences), issues related to history and translation, as well as topics relating to the diffusion and reception of the human sciences and the political history of the human sciences. We also continue to welcome contributions outside of these areas.

Scientific committee: Gordana Jovanovic*, (University of Belgrade, Serbia) Sharman Levinson* (Université d’Angers and the American University of Paris, France), Zuzsanna Vajda* (McDaniel College, Hungary), Stéphane Tirard, (Université de Nantes, France), Stéphane Laurens (Université de Rennes II, France), Nathalie Richard (Université du Maine, France) and Jacqueline Carroy, (EHESS, Centre Koyré, France).

 * ESHHS Program Committee Members

Submissions (either for papers, posters, symposia or workshops) must be received by March 10th, 2015, and must be sent electronically as an attachment in MSWord (.doc, .docx) or .rtf format to:;; Notification of acceptance will be sent by April 1st. Please put your submission type in the subject line (e.g., « Abstract for paper proposal »).
Papers: Submit a 500-600 word abstract plus short bibliography. The program committee welcomes original papers, i.e. not previously presented at other conferences or published. Please send your abstract in English and indicate the language of your communication in order to assist in planning and organizing translation support where necessary.

Posters: Submit a 300 – 400 word abstract.

Symposia: Submit a 300-word abstract describing the symposium as a whole and a 500-600 word abstract plus short bibliography from each of the participants. Workshops: Contact local organizer Sharman Levinson at

A limited number of travel stipends will be available to students and to scholars from countries with low value currencies who are presenting papers or posters. Please indicate along with your submission if you wish to be considered for this arrangement.

For updates on the conference, check the ESHHS website The local organizing committee, Sharman Levinson (University of Angers),

Nahema Hanafi (University of Angers), Nathalie Richard (Université du Maine) and Régine Plas (Université Paris V), welcomes you to Angers and to the Loire Valley!

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