Call for Papers: 2016 Annual Congress


Call for Papers

Canadian Catholic Historical Association Annual Meeting

University of Calgary – Calgary, Alberta  –  June 1 and 2, 2016?????

The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association will be held at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta on June 1 and 2, 2016 in conjunction with the Annual Congress of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences (28 May – 3 June 2016).

The main Congress theme this year is “Energizing Communities.”

The CCHA invites proposals for scholarly papers, especially those dealing with the Congress theme as it relates to Canadian Catholic history, but papers dealing with any aspect of the history of the Catholic Church or Catholicism in Canada are also welcome. Papers presented at the conference will be eligible for consideration for publication in the CCHA’s annual peer-reviewed journal, Historical Studies.

Proposals for either individual papers or entire sessions or round tables of two or three related papers are welcome. For individual papers, please submit a maximum 250-word proposal and a one-page curriculum vitae. For panels or roundtable sessions, please send a maximum one-page proposal for the entire session and curriculum vitae for each participant. Papers suitable to be presented in a joint session with the CSCH (Canadian Society of Church History) are also welcome. Curriculum vitae should include email and postal addresses.  Note: Please provide information about audiovisual services required for the presentation.

Prospective presenters are encouraged to become members of the CCHA, and student memberships are available. Additional information about past conferences, membership, publications, etc., is available at the Canadian Catholic Historical Association’s website:  Information about Congress 2016 is available at

Please send proposals via email by Friday, 22 January 2016 February 5th, 2016 to:

Dr. Robert Dennis (CCHA President and Program Chair)

Even if you are unable to present a paper this year, we hope you will plan to attend the CCHA conference at University of Calgary.

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Published on: 7 January 2016
Posted by: amm098