CFP: Joint Cheiron & ESHHS Conference

The Joint Conference of Cheiron (the International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences) and the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences (ESHHS) has just released its call for papers. The societies will meet in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from July 18-22, 2012. The full call for papers follows below:

CFP: 2012 Joint Conference of Cheiron and the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences

Papers, posters, symposia/panels, or workshops are invited for the joint conference of Cheiron and ESHHS in Montreal 2012. The conference will be from July 18-22 at Dawson College.

Keynote speaker: Andrea Tone (McGill University)

Possible 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 further conform to the length limitations listed below. Please include: a) title; b) author’s name and affiliation; c) author’s mail and email address and phone number; d) audio/visual needs.

All submissions must be received by February 1, 2012. Please email all submissions to

Abstracts: Submit an abstract of 300-600 words plus references. All papers should be original, i.e. the main part of the work should not have been published or presented previously at other conferences. Presentations should be 20-25 minutes in length.

Posters: Submit a 300-400 word abstract (plus 300 word – maximum – reference list).

Symposia/Panels: Submit a 250-300 word abstract describing the symposium as a whole, and a 300-600 word abstract plus 300 word reference list from each of the participants. Include author name and affiliation for each participant in the symposium abstract.

Workshops: Please contact one of the program chairs, Michael Pettit (mpettit[at] or Uljana Feest (feest[at], who will facilitate the exchange with the mutual program committee.

Travel Stipends for students and scholar from countries with weak currencies:
Available (ca. 100 – 300 CAD/Euros) per accepted submission through ESHHS and Cheiron. If you wish to be considered for a stipend, please send an additional e-mail to either of the program chairs below at the same time you submit your proposal.

Program committee:
Dennis Bryson, Uljana Feest (co-chair), Sharman Levinson, Barbara Lusk, Mike Pettit (co-chair), Larry Stern, Fred Weizman

Local arrangement:
Sam Parkovnick

About Jacy Young

Jacy Young is a professor at Quest University Canada. A critical feminist psychologist and historian of psychology, she is committed to critical pedagogy and public engagement with feminist psychology and the history of the discipline.