CFP Jun 16, 2011

Nordik Conference for Art History (Stockholm, 24-27 Oct 12)

Stockholm University, Sweden, Oct 24–27, 2012
Deadline: Aug 1, 2011

Anna-Maria Wiljanen


The 10th NORDIK Conference for Art History in the Nordic Countries will
be held in Stockholm during three days in October, 2012. This year, the
conference will be organised jointly by the departments of Art history
at Stockholm University and Södertörn University. The important
deadlines for the Conference are the following:
- Call for sessions, deadline August 1st, 2011
- Announcement of accepted sessions in September 2011
- Call for papers in September, deadline December 1st, 2011


What are the hot spots in your field of art history? The NORDIK
Conference for Art History is one of the formative events for individual
careers and institutionalised academic practices. Who else knows your
area of expertise? And do you know them? Do you want to Chair a Session
for the 2012 NORDIK Conference in Stockholm? The Committee of the NORDIK
Conference for Art History in the Nordic Countries cordially invites
colleagues in the Nordic Countries and beyond to present Proposals for
Sessions. We welcome academic scholars relating to the field of Art
History in a broad sense.

Instructions: Proposals for Sessions

Submit Session title and a short introduction (500 words) to the
organisers (see below). Sessions may deal with subjects and material in
any area or time period. Topics focussing on historiography,
methodology, and pedagogy are also welcome. Session proposals should
consist of clearly formulated questions around a well-defined theme.
This theme should also relate to current research in relevant fields.
The Committee selects Sessions from among submitted proposals. The
number of accepted conference sessions will depend on submissions and

Deadline for Session Proposals is August 1st, 2011.
E-mail the following information to Charlotte Bydler
( and Hans Hayden (

- Title of Session
- Maximum 500-word abstract with topical questions and relevant research
- Short resume, or curriculum vitae, including institutional affiliation
and publications by session chairs (less than three pages)
- Contact details with telephone number, e-mail, and mailing address

Confirmed Conference Sessions
The organisers will notify Session contributors in August. Accepted
conference Sessions will subsequently appear together in the NORDIK 2012
Call for Papers, posted on the NORDIK webpublication. The Chair collects
and selects contributions for the Session. This responsibility includes
informing panelists and organisers of their decisions. Deadline for
submission of papers is December 1st, 2011.
Sessions generally include three papers, 20 minutes each, assembled by
Chair. However the Committee welcomes diverse session formats, paper
presentations as well as round table panels. The session ends with
summary and questions prepared by a discussant. The Chair leads the
subsequent open discussion.
More information will be given to Chairs (Discussants) on acceptance of
a Session.

You'll find more information about the conference and about NORDIK on
our renewed webpublication

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