CFP: Televising History 2009 Conference; University of Lincoln, 22-25 July 2009

Deadline for proposals: 1 April 2009

Conference aims:
A diverse, and interdisciplinary, international 3-day conference open to media professionals, archivists, museum professionals and scholars, with papers given on the broad themes of representing the past on TV and in other fora. The conference forms part of the Televising History 1995-2010 AHRC-funded research project:

Dr David Starkey has been confirmed as keynote speaker, and Prof Pierre Sorlin (Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris); Prof Jay Winter (Yale University); Prof John Corner (University of Liverpool) and Dr Alison Landsberg (George Mason University) are confirmed plenary speakers.

Confirmed panels include:
Re-enactment and material history
Archives and history on TV
The history of history documentaries
Regional history on TV
History and identities

Call for Papers and Panels:
Proposals for papers and panels are most welcome on these and additional themes. The deadline for proposals, to be submitted to, is 1 April 2009. We would be grateful if you could keep abstracts to a maximum of 150 words.

Erin Bell
Faculty of Media, Humanities and Technology
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln LN6 7TS
0044 1522 886941
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