Thursday, December 14, 2017

Call for Papers: 2018 McGill-Queen's Graduate 
Conference in History: Violence and the Mind

Please note that we have extended the submissions deadline for the 15th annual McGill-Queen’s Graduate Conference in History, taking place inMontreal on March 1-3, 2018. Abstracts of no more than 400 words and a brief academic biography (in Word or PDF format) can be sent to

The theme of this year’s conference, “Violence and the Mind,” will provide a platform for graduate students to explore violence historically by foregrounding the interior lives of historical subjects. We welcome emerging scholars from across the disciplines to present research that questions how violence is produced, elaborated, interpreted and experienced by the mind. For more on this year’s theme, please refer to the attached PDF. To learn more about the McGill-Queen’s Graduate Conference in History, please visit

This year’s keynote speaker is Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor of History and Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her book, Cold War Freud: Psychoanalysis in an Age of Catastrophes, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.

Best regards,

The McGill-Queen’s 2018 Planning Committee 
Department of History and Classical Studies
McGill University

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