Call for Papers – Global History Student Conference 2017

The students of the MA Global History at Humboldt University Berlin and Free University Berlin have just announced the Global History Student Conference 2017 in Berlin. Here students are invited to present their work to fellow students, and engage in discussions surrounding their work as part of panel discussions and workshops. This year the keynote speaker will be Prof. Michael Goebel, author of Anti-Imperial Metropolis (2015) and winner of the AHA Jerry Bentley prize in World History (2016).

The Global History Student Conference will take place at the Friedrich Meinecke Institute in Berlin. The language of the conference is English, therefore please write submissions in English. To register for the conference please follow this three step application process:

  • Submit the registration form by the 1st of February 2017.

  • Upload your 300 word abstract as a PDF file by the 1st of February 2017.

The abstract should be entitled according to the following format: Surname, First name, Title

  • On acceptance of your paper, please send us a 2000 word summary for us to review by 31st of March 2017.

We will be able to offer some financial support for transport and accommodation to participants coming from outside of Berlin. Please see our website for further details.

Conference papers can also be submitted for publication to the online academic journal Global Histories: A Student Journal. To read our report of the 2015 conference and read some of the papers presented, check out the first issue at

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at

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