MEMSA – CALL FOR PAPERS
15TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE | 19 – 21 JULY 2021
Crossing Borders, Contesting Boundaries II
DEADLINE: FRIDAY 16 APRIL 2021
To apply to give a 15- to 20-minute paper, please send a proposal of circa 250 words and a brief biographical statement to email@example.com
Borders and boundaries divided the medieval and early modern world, both its physical space and its more intangible social hierarchies and networks. They helped construct and reinforce identities, creating a sense of belonging and security; but they also partitioned, segregated, and excluded. Thus, once set, borders and boundaries invited debate, defence, and defiance.
MEMSA's 15th annual postgraduate conference will be running as a digital event, with papers presented as pre-recorded videos.
We welcome abstract submissions from postgraduate students and early career academics addressing the theme 'Crossing Borders, Contesting Boundaries' in its broadest possible sense.
Potential presentation themes may include, but are not limited to: