Platform Ukraine Conference 2015 in London

Platform Ukraine, a multidisciplinary attempt to analyse the Ukraine crisis of 2014 and the post-Soviet space more broadly, welcomes proposals for its 2015 conference.

The conference will take place on June 5th and 6th, 2015 at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) in London.

The project aims to provide a unified resource and network of academics studying the area. The conference will also mark the one-year anniversary of the project, which has been running since May 2014. The panels will be the culmination of a year of workshops and other events that have attempted to push the boundaries of interdisciplinarity. More information on the project can be found here.

The organizers are looking for multidisciplinary proposals that attempt to use novel research methods in order to improve and advance cooperation between various disciplines. Areas to be covered include: Anthropology, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Finance, Film, Geography, Health science, History, Iternational relations, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Media studies, Medicine, Political science, Psychology.

Limited travel funding is available for the conference. Accommodation arrangements may be possible through partner organisations.

Applications must include:

  • Contact information: the name, email and academic affiliation of the applicant.
  • An abstract no longer than 400 words.
  • A biographical statement no longer than 200 words written in narrative format (in the form of a paragraph) rather than a CV.
  • For panel proposals, a 400-word description of the panel alongside panellists’ names, affiliation and contact details, and a 400-word abstract (including brief a biographical statement) for each paper giver.

Paper proposals or panel proposals should be submitted by 5pm GMT on December 16th, 2014. Applicants will be notified about selection by the end of January 2015 at the latest. Please, feel free to contact: if you have any questions. For more details follow this weblink.