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Call for Papers for Upcoming International Conferences:

ESSHC 2016

The European Social Science History Conference 2016 will be held at the Medical Faculty of the University of Valencia in Spain, March 30 – April 6, 2016. More conference information can be found at:

The conference features an Oral History and Life Stories network which strives to bring together oral historians and life stories practitioners who use oral histories to explore memory, narrative and history.

The call for papers is now open and should be submitted by the deadline of May 1, 2015. You are encouraged to contact the Chairs of the Network, to discuss your proposal prior to submission. The Chairs for the Oral History and Life Stories Network are:

Andrea Strutz, LBI for History of Society and Culture, University of Graz, Institute for History, Austria

Graham Smith, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Anne Heimo, University of Turku, Finland

Oral History Association 2015

The 2015 Annual Conference of the Oral History Society will take place July 10 and 11, 2015 at Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK. This conference will explore the theoretical and practical challenges of using oral history-based techniques in the broad areas of the histories of science, mathematics, engineering, technology and medicine. Please see for more information.

Deadline for proposals has been extended to January 21, 2015.

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