The Good Old Days?: Memory, Reflection, and Commemoration – deadline 28 February 2020

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Date(s) - 14 May - 16 May
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The Annual EMREM Symposium is back and better than ever! This year we invite you to join us as we celebrate EMREM’s 10th birthday with a fantastic, interdisciplinary, three-day symposium at the University of Birmingham. In honour of our celebrations, this year’s symposium theme is:The Good Old Days? Memory, Reflection, and Commemoration

We invite papers from PGs and ECRs working on the Medieval or Early Modern periods to give papers of 20 minutes relating to the conference theme. Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Change and consequences
  • Identity and communities
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Reformations and schisms
  • Renaissances
  • Life and death
  • Historical approaches and methodologies
  • Constructing memories
  • Forgotten histories
  • Neglected histories
  • Revising the past
  • The material and the imagined

Interested in giving a paper? Click the link below and follow the instructions on the submission form to submit your 300 word abstract and short bio. Anyone wanting to submit as a panel (3 people), please email us directly with a 1,000 word abstract:  Deadline for submissions: 28 February 2020

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