MINELRES: CfP: Danyliw 2007 Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine

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


Third Annual Danyliw Research Seminar in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies
Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa, 27-29 September 2007
 
CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS
 
The Chair of Ukrainian Studies, with the support of the Wolodymyr George
Danyliw Foundation, will be holding its Third Annual Danyliw Research
Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine at the University of Ottawa on 27-29
September 2007. The Seminar will feature research papers, touching on
Ukraine, from the disciplines of political science, anthropology
(ethnology), sociology, economics, religious studies, demography,
geography and other fields of social science. Papers with a theoretical
and comparative focus are particularly solicited. Proposals touching on
Belarus will also be considered.
 
For the first time, the Seminar will hold a special section devoted to
current historical research. Applications on all themes, including but
not limited to the topics of imperialism, the famine, the Second World
War, and nation-building, will be examined.
 
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 31 May 2007. 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 shortly after the deadline. 
 
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. 

Papers from the Second Annual Seminar will be made available shortly on
the website. 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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