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People, Places, Practices

Joint BSHM - CSHPM/SCHPM Conference

University of St Andrews, Scotland

6th - 8th July 2020

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions for short presentations (20 mins presentation + 10 mins questions), or for symposia or workshops (60 mins or 90 mins), on topics related to the main themes (People, Places, Practices) of the conference. Topics from any historical period or geographical focus are welcome. Other session formats are encouraged; if you would like to propose one, please contact Isobel Falconer


Please submit abstracts of up to 500 words (individual papers), or 1000 words (symposia or workshops) by 30 November, at Individual paper abstracts should include a short biography of the speaker. Symposia/workshop abstracts should give brief details of the chair and presenters, their topics and what the symposium/workshop as a whole will contribute to the conference.


We expect to have reached decisions on papers by 15 January 2020. Early-bird conference registration will close on 31 March 2020.


About the conference

Confirmed speakers

Venue and accommodation information

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