CFP: The World of Prisons: The History of Confinement in Global Perspective, Late 18th to Early 20th Century (7 – 10 September 2016)

The World of Prisons: The History of Confinement in Global Perspective, Late 18th to Early 20th Century — 7-10 September 2016 
Department of History, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Please submit abstract and biographical note in one single .pdf-file by email to: thomas.hirt@hist.unibe.ch. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2015. The receipt of proposals will be confirmed. Applicants will be notified about the acceptance of their proposals in the second half of October.
Contact Info:
Thomas Hirt
Historisches Institut, Universität Bern
Länggassstrasse 49
3000 Bern 9, Switzerland
For a detailed description of the concept of the conference: http://www.hist.unibe.ch/unibe/philhist/hist/content/e254/e258/e262/e343314/e736385/conference_world_of_prisons2_ger.pdf?preview=preview

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