The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


February 14- Call for Papers- 40th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association


Dear Colleagues,
We invite you to submit panels, papers, and book sessions proposals to the States & Society network for the 40th annual meeting of the Social Science History Association, November 12-15, 2015, in Baltimore. For more information on the meeting as well as the call for proposals, please refer to the SSHA website: The deadline for submissions is February 14, 2015.
The theme for this year’s conference is “Pluralism and Community: Social Science History Perspectives.” We welcome proposals on this them and on any topic of interest to scholars of states, societies, and the relations between them throughout history and around the globe. Book panel (“Author meets Critics”) proposals are also warmly welcomed.
Submissions should be made via the SSHA web conference management system at Paper title, brief abstract, and contact information should be submitted on the site, where the general SSHA 2015 call for papers is also available. In addition to single papers, we also welcome full panel proposals, which should include at least 1) four papers, a 2) discussant, and a 3) chair.
It is also possible and useful to identify a paper not only by the States & Society network, but also by some other co-sponsoring networks. Co-sponsored panels and papers are encouraged by the SSHA Program Committee as a means of broadening the visibility of the various networks.
If you have any questions, please contact either of the States & Society co-chairs (Aaron Major; or Mike McCarthy