CFP: UCL Americas Research Network

Call for papers

UCL Americas Research Network 2019 Annual Conference ‘Chaos and Crisis in the Americas?’ 

Institute of the Americas, University College London London, United Kingdom, 9-10 May 2019

Keynote speaker: Dr Nadia Hilliard (University College London), others to be confirmed

The UCL Americas Research Network (ResNet) is delighted to announce our 5th annual conference and extend an invitation for paper and panel proposals conceived around the theme, ‘Chaos and Crisis in the Americas?’. The conference will be held in the world-famous city of London and will be hosted by the Institute of the Americas, University College London. Our previous conferences have boasted a wealth of papers on a range of subjects related to the Americas, presented by researchers who come from around the world. Our conference showcases the outstanding research being done in this area. The Institute of the Americas is known for its research excellence and our conference is an excellent opportunity for Americas scholars of all stripes to engage with one another.

We invite papers on all subjects relating to the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, and from all disciplinary and methodological backgrounds and historical periods. The committee welcomes proposals including but not limited to:

●  Citizenship

●  The modern state

●  Gender and sexuality

●  Ecology

●  Migration and immigration

●  Foreign relations and geopolitics

●  Race and racism

●  Science and technology

●  Politics and elections

Proposals should be submitted before ​8pm on 31st January 2019​​. To submit an individual paper, please apply with a 300-word abstract of the proposed paper, which you can upload following the link to the Google form, where you can also register your personal information. Panel proposals are also welcomed and abstracts for panels can be submitted via the same link.

The registration form can be accessed here: ​

Should you have any questions, please email Josephine Harmon, ResNet Chair, at or email ​


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