Call for Paper

Migration Network of the Social Science History Association (SSHA)

Conference in Chicago, IL 2013: "Organizing Powers"

38th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association
Date and Location: Chicago, November 21-24, 2013
Submission Deadline: February 15th, 2013
Conference Theme: “Organizing Powers"

We are now accepting conference submissions for the 2013 SSHA Annual Conference.  You may either login to submit a conference proposal directly or consult the SSHA's system of scholarly networks and network representatives for further assistance. Individuals who are new to the SSHA need to create an account prior to using the online submission site. Please keep in mind that if your panel is accepted, every person on the panel has to register for the conference. Graduate students are eligible to apply for financial support to attend the annual meeting (see

 The Migration Networks is one of the largest and most active networks at the SSHA. We hereby invite you to submit panels (greatly encouraged) and papers related to the theme of migration widely defined for the forthcoming conference on “Organizing Powers” in Chicago. We also encourage papers and panels on all aspects of social science history – as well as interdisciplinary panels.
H-migration can be very useful to find panelists, chairs and commentators. In the past, great panels have been formed or completed this way. 
 Panels and papers may address the topics below, and, as always, related subjects and new ideas are highly welcome: 
Gender and Migration
Immigration and Education
Immigration and Sports
Exile in Historical and Comparative Perspective
Exile, Expatriation, and Return Migration
Exile and Politics / Organizing Political Powers
Selectivity and Migration
Internal Migration / Rural-Urban Migration
Migration in the Americas
(Domestic) Labor and Migration
Migration, Religions, and Religious Syncretism
Migrant Entrepreneurs-Economic Migration / Organizing Economic Powers
Political Crisis/Economic Crisis and Migration
Migration, Revolution, and Political Change
Restrictions on Migration
Migration of Children
Migration and Demography
Relationships and Emotional Narrative/Epistolary Narrative
North-South Relations
Health and Migration
Demography and Migration across Disciplines
 To enter a panel or paper, please go to:
Please feel free to contact the Migration Network Representatives for comments, questions, or for help with submissions:
Barbara Lüthi (,
Marina Maccari-Clayton (,
Jadwiga Pieper Mooney (,
Rachael Ronald (


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