Call for Papers

ESPRit Postgraduate Workshop on Periodical Studies

12th International ESPRit Conference (Urbino, 2024)

11 September 2024

Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo
Deadline for the applications: 8 March 2024

In conjunction with the 12th ESPRit Conference “Periodicals: S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!”, a postgraduate workshop will be held on 11th September.

The workshop is open to postgraduate students working on any topic pertaining to periodicals from any historical period, geographical origin, and cultural context.

Candidates should provide four documents:

  1. An academic CV showing your studies, interests, and possible distinctions and/or
  2. A 500-word formal proposal for the Case studies are to be avoided. In order for the Workshop to be useful to all participants, the proposal should focus on specific methodological points pertaining to periodical studies. Workshop presentations last generally 10 minutes.
  3. A statement of how the proposal relates to periodical studies. If this area of study is as yet unfamiliar, please say so.
  4. An outline of your on-going research or PhD thesis a one page long (in the latter case: title, supervisor, affiliation, year of forthcoming PhD or recently finished PhD).

To apply, please send the documents to the organisers (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with subject: “ESPRit Postgraduate Workshop on Periodical Studies”), no later than 30 March 2024. The main working language of the conference is English, but proposals for papers in other languages will be taken into consideration as long as they are presented according to instructions agreed upon with the organizers. We look forward to welcoming you to Urbino!

Selecting Committee:

Laurel Brake, Birkbeck, University of London
Carlotta Castellani, Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo
Fabio Guidali, Università degli Studi di Milano
Evanghelia Stead, Université Paris-Saclay