CFP: SSHA

*I get a ton of these CFP through H-Grad, but this one seemed particularly applicable.  Perhaps we could get a CFH panel together for this integrating history and theology?  Thoughts?*

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We invite you to take part in the Urban Network panels of the 37th annual
meeting of the Social Science History Association, November 1-4, 2012, in
Vancouver. The members of the Social Science History Association share a
common interest in interdisciplinary and systematic approaches to
historical research (including, but by no means limited to, sociology,
urban planning, geography, demography, economics, and political
science).The SSHA is a particularly good forum for graduate students’
work: we welcome a diversity of scholars at various stages of their careers and
encourage graduate student participation in network events.

The thematic topic of the 2012 annual meeting is “Histories of Capitalism.”
However, we welcome papers and panels on all urban topics. Proposed panel
topics include:

– The Occupy Movement as an urban phenomenon

– Financial Crises and Cities

– Capital and the Rise and Fall of Cities

– Urban Economies

– Vancouver’s History and Development

– Cities of the Pacific Rim

– Olympic Games and Host Cities

– Migration and Immigration

– Cities and the Environment

– Urban Governance

– Crime and Justice in the City

– The Ancient City

To propose a paper or panel please submit: Paper Title, Brief Abstract, and
Contact Information at http://conference.ssha.org/.While we welcome paper
submissions, panel proposals are encouraged. Panels should include an
organizer, discussant, and at least four papers. The deadline for paper
and/or panel submissions is *MARCH 1, 2012.*

For more information on the meeting as well as the call for proposals,
please refer to the SSHA website: http://www.ssha.org or contact either of
the Urban co-chairs (Carl Zimring–czimring@gmail.com or Megan
Stubbendeck– mrs8v@virginia.edu).

We look forward to seeing you in the Fall!

Sincerely,

Megan Stubbendeck and Carl Zimring

Urban Network Co-chairs

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