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Nineteenth-Century Worlds
London, July 2003


INCS: INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
and
LONDON CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

PRESENT

NINETEENTH-CENTURY WORLDS: LOCAL / GLOBAL

July 10-12, 2003


An Interdisciplinary Conference To Be Held In London, UK London Centre of
The University of Notre Dame Trafalgar Square Conference Website:
www.nd.edu/~incs


KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jane Rendall, Department of History, University of York


Paper or panel proposals are invited on any aspect of the construction of "worlds"
(cultural, epistemological, scientific, discursive, geopolitical) in the
nineteenth century. INCS is an association of scholars in History, Women's
Studies, Art History, Anthropology, Science Studies, Philosophy, various
literatures, and other disciplines devoted to the interdisciplinary exploration of
nineteenth-century culture and its relation to our contemporary world. Possible
proposal topics might include but are not limited to:

-nationalisms           -histories of the world
-regional culture       -worlds of knowledge
-cartography            -population migrations
-imperial politics      -microscopic worlds
-globalization          -global commerce
-travel writing         -"contact zones"
-partitioned worlds     -aesthetic worlds
-museums & exhibitions  -gendered worlds

Discussions and paper presentations will be in English.

Longer versions of INCS papers are regularly published in the affiliated journal,
Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/08905495.html

Send 200-400 word abstracts by November 1, 2002 to: London.INCS.2@nd.edu
Notification of acceptance will be mailed electronically in December 2002.
Sessions at the conference are devoted to discussion following 5-7-minute 
presentations. Complete papers are available in advance at a password-protected 
section of the conference website.