CfP: 5th Annual Conference of the International Federation for Public History

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The International Federation of Public History is going South on its next Annual meeting, more precisely Southeast Brazil, in the fascinating city of São Paulo, one of the biggest metropoles worldwide. The home for the 5th Annual Conference is the University of São Paulo, Campus Leste (USP-Lest), in association with the 4th International Symposium of the Brazilian Network for Public History.

Since 2011, the IFPH has been dedicated to building an international and multi-lingual community of practitioners. The main role of the Federation is to foster the development of Public History worldwide creating and coordinating networks and national associations for public history, promoting teaching, research and other activities that engage the public with the past, history and individual and collective memories.

The international conference will not be limited to a specific theme. Possible practices and topics may include:
- Public History and civic engagement
- Memory
- Methods
- Narratives
- Professional issues

Both individual papers (15 minutes) and session proposals (3 to 4 papers, 15 minutes each) are welcome and must be submitted in English. Individual paper proposals should include a title, abstract, name and contact information of the paper presenter. Session proposals should include a general abstract for the session, the name and contact information of the session’s coordinator, abstracts for all individual papers, and names and contact information of all paper presenters. Session and paper abstracts should have a maximum of 1000 characters of 150 words.
Paper and session proposals must be submitted by uploading them to the following links:
- Individual paper proposals
- Session proposals

The deadline for all proposals is February 15, 2018. The results of the CFP will be announced no later than March 31, 2018.

Programme Committee
· Ricardo Santhiago, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
· Viviane Borges, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (Brazil)
· Philip Scarpino, Indiana University-Purdue University Indiana (USA)
· Jon Olsen, University of Massachusetts (USA)
· Karin Priem, Université du Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
· John Walsh, Carleton University (Canada)
· Tammy Gordon, NCPH (USA)
· Tanya Evans, Macquarie University (Australia)
· Natasha Erlank, University of Johannesburg (South Africa)
· Irina Sevelieva, Higher School of Economics (Russia)
· Lourdes Roca, Instituto Mora (Mexico)
· Anita Lucchesi, Université du Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
· Catalina Muñoz, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)

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International Federation of Public History (IFPH)
IFPH Secretariat
University of São Paulo, Campus Leste (USP-Lest)
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