Tuesday, October 18, 2011

CFP: Policy History Conference

The Policy History Conference has issued a call for papers:
The Institute for Political History and the Journal of Policy History, and the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia are hosting the seventh biennial Conference on Policy History at the Marriott in downtown Richmond, Virginia from Wednesday, June 6 to Saturday, June 9, 2012. We are currently accepting panel and paper proposals on all topics regarding American political and policy history, political development, and comparative historical analysis. Complete sessions are encouraged, and individual paper proposals are welcome. The deadline for submission is December 2, 2011.
For submission requirements, consult the policy history conference website.

The plenary sessions have already been determined:
How Social Scientists Use History
Ira Katznelson - Columbia University, Political Science
Nolan McCarty - Princeton, Political Science
The Crisis in Higher Education
Edward Ayers - President of the University of Richmond
Richard Vedder - Ohio University, Economics
Keynote Speaker
Gerald L. Baliles, Director and CEO of the Miller Center for Public Affairs and former Governor of Virginia
More information, including how to apply for the Hugh Davis Graham Grant and the Thomas H. Critchlow Grant, is here.