Call for Papers: “Central Europe and Colonialism: Migration, Knowledges, Perspectives, Commodities”

The Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub Wrocław and the Faculty of Philology of the University of Wrocław have issued a Call for Papers for their seminar “Central Europe and Colonialism: Migration, Knowledges, Perspectives, Commodities” taking place in Wrocław, Poland September 21-23, 2016.

The seminar will bring together young scholars (PhD candidates and postdocs) that examine the Central European countries from a (post)colonial perspective, from Early Modernity to Post-World War II. The panels will cover migration from Central Europe to Western European colonies and Russia, Knowledges and discourses developed in relationship with the colonial world, perspectives of (post)colonial studies on the history and culture of Central Europe as well as Commodities traded between the New World and Central Europe.

The deadline for proposals is September 30, 2015. You can find the entire Call for Papers here.

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