CfP: Cheiron 2013 in Irving, Texas

Cheiron, the International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences, has issued a call for papers for its 2013 conference. The 45th annual meeting of Cheiron will take place June 20th to 23rd, 2013 at the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas. Submissions are due January 15, 2013. The full call for papers follows below.

Call for Papers: 45th Annual Meeting of Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Papers, posters, symposia/panels, or workshops are invited for the 45th annual meeting of Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences.  The conference will be held at the University of Dallas, located in Irving, Texas from Thursday, June 20 to Sunday June 23, 2013.

Submissions may deal with any aspect of the history of the human, behavioral, and social sciences or related historiographical and methodological issues.  All submissions should conform to the guidelines listed below.

All submissions must be received by January 15, 2013. Please email your proposals to both lstern@collin.edu and blusk@collin.edu

Guidelines

All papers, posters, and proposed symposia/panels should focus on new and original work, i.e. the main part of the work should not have been published or presented previously at other conferences.

To facilitate the peer review and planning process, please provide a separate sheet that includes: a) title; b) author’s name and affiliation; c) author’s mail and email address and phone number; d) audio/visual needs.

Papers: Submit a 300-600 word abstract and bibliography that contains the major sources that inform your work. Presentations should be 20-25 minutes in length.

Posters: Submit a 300-400 word abstract and bibliography that contains the major sources that inform your work.

Symposia/Panels: Organizer should submit a 250-300 word abstract describing the symposium as a whole and a list of the names and affiliations of the participants. Each participant should submit a 300-600 word abstract and bibliography that contains the major sources that inform your work.

Workshops: Organizer should submit a 250-300 word abstract describing the workshop and, if applicable, a list of the names and affiliations of those participating.

Student Stipends & Young Scholar Award

Student Travel Stipends: Cheiron will make funds available to help defray travel expenses for students presenting at the conference. We encourage students to apply for matching stipends at their home institutions.  Funding is limited to $100 to $300 per accepted submission; co-authored presentations must be divided among the presenters.

If you wish to be considered for a stipend, please send an additional e-mail to the program chairs at the time you submit your proposal.

Young Scholar Award: Beginning in 2008, Cheiron has awarded a prize for the best paper or symposium presentation by a young scholar. To be eligible for consideration, the paper must be by a single author who is currently a student or who has completed his or her doctoral work not more than 5 years prior to the 2013 meeting. If you qualify and would like your paper to be considered, please inform the program chairs at the time you submit your proposal. Three weeks after the meetings, applicants will submit a copy of the presented paper – which may include minor changes – to the Cheiron Executive Officer. The entries will be judged by the Cheiron Program Committee and the Cheiron Review Committee.  The winner will receive a certificate from Cheiron, and will be asked to submit the paper to the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences within a reasonable period of time. If the paper is accepted for publication, the winner will receive a $500 honorarium from Wiley-Blackwell, the publisher of JHBS.  Winners will receive assistance in preparing the paper for submission to JHBS.

All submissions must be received by January 15, 2013. Please email your proposals to both lstern@collin.edu and blusk@collin.edu

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About Jacy Young

Jacy Young is a doctoral student in the History and Theory of Psychology program at York University. Her dissertation explores the early history of questionnaires in American psychology.

2 thoughts on “CfP: Cheiron 2013 in Irving, Texas

  1. I would like to come and attend the conference. I am a senior lecturer at Zambia institute of special education in Zambia lecturing in Psychology and special education .
    Kindly advice on whether that will be possible.I know that this will be an opportunity to meet senior scholars in the field of psychology and promote cultural academic exchange with Zambia’s institutions of learning.
    Send me a letter of invitation to help me get permission from my working place
    my address is
    Joachim Nyoni
    Zambia Institute of Special Education
    box 320081
    lusaka,zambia

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