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BASEES Annual Conference

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Call for papers

The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) invites proposals for panels, roundtables and papers for its 2019 Annual Conference. The conference will be held Friday, 12 April to Sunday, 14 April, and will be based at Robinson College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. The 2018 conference attracted over 500 delegates.

Panels, roundtables and papers are welcome in the following areas: Politics; History; Sociology and Geography; Film and Media, Languages and Linguistics; Literatures and Cultures; Economics. The conference especially welcomes participation by postgraduate research students and young scholars.

The 2019 conference coincides with the 30th anniversary of the 1989 revolutions and the fall of the Berlin Wall. We will mark the occasion with special keynotes and roundtables reflecting on the 1989 revolutions and the collapse of communism in Central and Easter Europe. Delegates are also invited to propose panels and roundtables on related topics.

The deadline for panel/roundtable proposals is 30 September 2018. Please complete this form to submit your proposal.

The deadline for individual paper proposals is 21 September 2018. Please complete this form to submit your proposal.

Postgraduate members of BASEES who present papers are eligible to apply for financial support towards their conference costs. They need to complete the application form by 30 September 2018.

The conference also welcomes proposals for postgraduate posters. These posters will be displayed prominently throughout the conference. Please complete the poster proposal form by 1 December 2018.

Academic Conference Organisers:
Dr Matthias Neumann ( )
Dr Chris Jones ( )

General enquiries about the conference are welcome at