(USCMH) Call for graduate student papers

(USCMH) Call for graduate student papers

“The United States Commission on Military History (USCMH) invites U.S.
graduate students (those enrolled in a Ph.D. program but not yet awarded
the Ph.D.) to submit papers for the 2011 congress of the International
Commission of Military History (ICMH) to be held at Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, 28 August – 2 September 2011. The theme of the congress will be
�Decolonization: Colonial Wars and Independence Wars from the 18th Century
to Today.� In order to promote the participation of emerging scholars, the
US Commission is offering a travel subvention of up to $1,500, and the
hosting Brazilian Commission has agreed to provide a subvention covering
all registration and lodging expenses of those graduate students who are
selected to present papers at the congress.  The successful graduate
student candidate will submit an original piece of research, such as a
seminar paper.  Selected students will present their papers before an
international audience of military historians from around the world and
their papers will be published as part of the annual ICMH conference
proceedings.  Send copies of a one page description of the project, draft
copy of the paper, and a CV by email not later than 1 March 2011 to James
K. Hogue, Associate Professor of History, UNC-Charlotte and Vice President
of the USCMH, at jhogue@uncc.edu.
Additional information about the ICMH and the conference (in Portuguese,
Spanish, French, and English) can be found at the conference website:
http://www.cihm2011.com.br/

CALL FOR PAPERS:
The United States Commission on Military History (USCMH) invites U.S.
historians to submit papers for the 2011 congress of the International
Commission of Military History (ICMH) to be held at Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, 28 August – 2 September 2011. The theme of the congress will be
�Decolonization: Colonial Wars and Independence Wars from the 18th Century
to Today.� A total of three papers for regular sessions will be selected
by the U.S. Commission.  In order to promote those who are new to the ICMH
(assistant professor or equivalent), the US Commission is offering a
travel subvention of up to $1,500 for one junior scholar. Historians
selected by the USCMH will present their papers before an international
audience of military historians from around the world and their papers
will be published as part of the conference proceedings.  Send a two page
draft proposal and a CV by email not later than 1 March 2010 to James K.
Hogue, Associate Professor of History, UNC-Charlotte and Vice President of
the USCMH, at jhogue@uncc.edu.
Additional information about the ICMH and the conference (in Portuguese,
Spanish, French, and English) can be found at the conference website:
http://www.cihm2011.com.br/

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