Tuesday, September 19, 2006


CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th International Water History Association (IWHA) Conference, "Past and Futures of Water"

The International Water History Association (IWHA) will hold its fifth biennial conference in Tampere, Finland, in June 2007.

The conference program addresses diverse topics related to water history and futures, and will provide an excellent opportunity for scholars and practitioners from a variety of disciplines and different parts of the world to meet and discuss the many fascinating aspects of water history.

You are requested to send your proposals for sessions and/or papers by 15 October 2006.

Major themes are: Water and the city; Water, health and sanitation; Water, food and economy; Water history research methodologies; and Water history and its relevance. Other relevant session topics are welcome.

Each session should have four or five papers. Proposals for individual papers may also be submitted. Please include also information on the session chair, a one-page CV for each author, and an abstract of max. 500 words, including the title and contact addresses. You can also send your proposal for a poster with max. of 500 words.

For more information: http://www.envhist.org or http://www.envhist.org/iwha2007_CfP.pdf

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