CfP: THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF HISTORIANS, PHILOSOPHERS, AND PUBLICISTS

THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF HISTORIANS, PHILOSOPHERS, AND PUBLICISTS

Deadline: May 15, 2017

THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF HISTORIANS, PHILOSOPHERS, AND PUBLICISTS «1917–1922: Province in the Era of Systemic Crises» MARK THE CENTENARY OF THE GREAT RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Ulyanovsk,
December 6-7, 2017

“Ironically, three men, whose lives were closely intertwined in the critical years of the Russian history: the last Tsar’s Minister of the Interior Alexander Protopopov, hated by everyone; Vladimir Lenin, and I, were born in Simbirsk” Alexander Kerensky

THE FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Russian Historical Society and the Government of Ulyanovsk region, in cooperation with Russian Society of Political Scientists, hold the International Forum of Historians, Philosophers, and Publicists “1917-1922: Province in the Era of Systemic Crises” on December 6-7, 2017, in the city of Ulyanovsk, to mark the
centenary of the Great Russian Revolution.

The Forum is a cross-functional space to discuss critical and controversial issues related to the events of 1917-1922 in Russian province. We invite historians, philosophers, writers, publicists, political scientists, sociologists, and culture experts to participate in it. The Forum provides workshop sessions, discussion
areas, a series of exhibitions, meetings with leading experts in human sciences and journalists, publishers of academic and popular science reviews, workshops, public speeches in lecture halls and media, and a separate area for the participation of young scientists.

The main subject of the Forum – “1917-1922: Province in the Era of Systemic Crises”.

In keeping with the main subject the following areas will be discussed:

1. “In the Name of the Revolution …”: The experience of regional law-making; Interaction and confrontation with the central authorities;

2. “Personal File of the Revolution”: Prosopography of the Revolution; Revolution as a milestone; Mythology and hagiography of the Revolution;

3. National and regional elites during the Revolution: Between loyalty and secession;

4. Provincial routine. Behavioral strategies and regional practices.

Discussion area: “1917 and 1991: Russian Province in the Context of Systemic Crises of the 20th Century”

Round-table discussion: “The author, the publisher, the reader: the issues of interaction of academic and popular science reviews”.

Please, send your proposal and abstract as an e-mail attachment in *.docx or *.doc format marked “Proposal Forum, area…” at forum1917-1922@mail.ru. Deadline for proposals is May 15, 2017. The proposal is made in the form of an e-mail attachment, named: number of the subject (Т) / round-table discussion (КС), discussion area (DС), exhibition (E) _ author’s (authors’) name (in Cyrillic characters). E.g.: T-Z_IvanovII; КС_IvanovII; DC_Iвановii. Proposals should include the following information: * Author’s full name; * Her / his place of employment, academic position, and affiliation(s); * Contact information (e-mail address and telephone number with a dialing code). * Title of proposed paper; * Name of the Forum session (workshop session, round-table discussion, discussion area), in which he/she plans to participate; * Abstract of no more than 200 words; * Equipment requirements (multimedia projector etc.)

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Steering Committee: Karamzin Institute of Historical and Cultural Research of the Ulyanovsk Region– Cand. Sc. {History} Nadezhda Lipatova: +7 (8422) 21-44-07, forum1917-1922@mail.ru, nice.nii@mail.ru. Regional office of Russian Historical Society in Ulyanovsk – Head Elena Bespalova: +7 (8422) 32-47-84, forum1917-1922@mail.ru .

Progress update will be posted on a website of Karamzin IHCR UR: http://73history.ru and website of the Forum: http://forum1917-1922. csrae.ru/ru/1. For all the participants from other cities hotel accommodations will be booked.

 

Author: Max

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