MINELRES: CfP: Danyliw Seminar on Ukraine, Ottawa, 12-14 October 2006

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Original sender: Dominique Arel <darel@uottawa.ca>


Second Annual Danyliw Research Seminar in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies
Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa, 12-14 October 2006

CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS

The Chair of Ukrainian Studies, with the support of the Wolodymyr George
Danilyw Foundation, will be holding its Second Annual Danyliw Research
Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine at the University of Ottawa on 12-14
October 2006. The Seminar will feature research papers, touching on
Ukraine, from the disciplines of political science, anthropology
(ethnology), history, sociology, economics, religious studies,
demography and geography. Historians whose research has a bearing on the
understanding of contemporary problems are encouraged to apply. Papers
with a theoretical and comparative focus, are particularly solicited.
Proposals touching on Belarus will also be considered.

Scholars and doctoral students are invited to submit a 1000 word paper
proposal and a 250 word biographical statement, by email attachment, to
Dominique Arel, Chair of Ukrainian Studies, at darel@uottawa.ca. The
proposal deadline is 3 May 2006. To be eligible, papers must not have
been accepted for publication by the time of the Seminar. The Chair will
cover the expenses of participants, including discussants, to the
Seminar. An international selection committee will review the proposals
and notify applicants by the end of May 2006.

The aim of the Seminar is to provide a unique forum for researchers from
Canada, the United States, Ukraine, Europe and elsewhere to engage in
fruitful inter-disciplinary dialogue, disseminate cutting-edge research
papers on the Chair web site, encourage publications in various outlets,
and stimulate collaborative research projects. Papers of the First
Annual Danyliw Research Seminar in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies can be
downloaded at
http://www.ukrainianstudies.uottawa.ca/news/danyliw_conf05.html. The
Seminar adopts the format of a Workshop, where each presentation is
followed by group discussion, and is open to the public.

The Seminar is made possible by the commitment of the Wolodymyr George
Danyliw Foundation to the pursuit of excellence in the study of
contemporary
Ukraine.

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