- (XV, XVII-XVIII-XIX ) _ History: military, civil, museum work _ Conference: on the 100th Anniversary of the WWI

: Eman 16.5.2014, 19:50

Call for Papers: International Conference on the 100th Anniversary of the First World War: The War and the World from 1914 to 1918. St. Petersburg, Russia 4-6 December, 2014

Sponsors: St. Petersburg State University, the Russian State Herzen Pedagogical University, the Fund European Heritage, and the Saint Petersburg City Governments Committee on Research and Higher Education

Conf. Languages: Russian and English

Note: The sponsors will undertake the cost of conference housing for those foreign participants selected to participate. All participants are responsible for their own transportation/air fare to the conference.

The conference organizing committee hopes to focus its attention on the following groups of problems:

- International relations before and during the years of the war

- The armed forces, the political systems, and the economies from 1914 to 1918

- The Great War and revolutions

- War and society

- Russian and world culture amid the war

- The First World War and historical memory

If you would like to participate then we ask that you inform the conferences organizing committee by 15 June 2014. Please send your name, title, affiliation, e-mail address, and the title of your proposed paper to both of the following e-mail addresses (and indicate whether or not your need visa support at the same time): ludmilar@mail.ru / igerm@yandex.ru.

Some of the conferences papers will be published in a separate volume after the conference and in a special edition of the journal Modern History of Russia (http://www.modernhistory.ru/main_en.htm).

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