11 March 2017

Fourth Workshop for Historians of East Central Europe

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Polish Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Fourth Workshop for Historians of East Central Europe to be held on the UIC Campus on March 30-31, 2017.

The workshop is open to faculty and graduate students in history and related disciplines. It will be based on pre-circulated papers, dissertation chapters, article drafts, etc. Participants are welcome to attend either as paper presenters or as members of the active audience.

The main purpose of the workshop is to introduce scholars working in related areas to one another, to showcase work in progress, and generally to facilitate a sense of community among historians of East Central Europe with easy access to Chicago. 

Registration for the workshop is free. The Hejna Endowment at the University of Illinois will provide limited travel support for graduate student presenters. Doctoral students seeking assistance should provide a brief letter of reference from their dissertation advisors. Participants are responsible for securing travel and accommodations.

Please contact Anna Szawara ( if you are interested in attending the workshop. Indicate in your e-mail if you would like to circulate a paper for discussion (and a synopsis of no more than 300 words) or simply wish to attend as an audience member. The deadline for proposing a paper topic is December 2, 2016. Pre-circulated papers should be limited to 20 pages in length and must be submitted electronically by March 3, 2017. Papers will be made available on-line to all registered participants.

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