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Call for Papers: VIII Congreso de Historia Ferroviaria

The Iberian Association of Railway History (ASIHF) will organize the VIII Railway History
Conference between the 28 th and the 30 th of October 2020 in Lisbon. 

Deadline for proposals: October 31st, 2019, to secretario@asihf.org

The event will be held at ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa with the support of the Universidade de Évora, the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, and the Scientific Committee that coordinates the proceedings and guarantees its academic quality. In this event we aim to receive and divulge the most recent works about history and heritage of railways in different political, geographical, and chronological contexts.

For more information please visit http://www.asihf.org/

La Asociación Ibérica de Historia Ferroviaria celebrará su VIII Congreso de Historia
Ferroviaria los días 28, 29 y 30 de octubre en la ciudad de Lisboa. 

Fecha límite de entrega de propuestas: 31 de Octubre a secretario@asihf.org

El Congreso tendrá lugar en el ISCTE y cuenta con el apoyo de las Universidades de Évora y NOVA de Lisboa y con un Comité Científico que lo dirigirá y asegurarará su calidad. En este encuentro pretendemos recibir y divulgar los trabajos más recienteds sobre historia y patrimonio de los caminos de hierro en diferentes contextos políticos, geográficos y cronológicos. Desde el siglo XIX los ferrocarriles desempeñan un papel central en el desarrollo y cremimiento econonómicos, en la construcción de naciones y Estados y en el progreso tecnológico. Como consecuencia, no o es sorprendente que, a lo largo de varias décadas, los ferrocarriles hayas sido objeto del estudio de historiadores de diferentes áreas, desde entusiastas, a historiadores económicos, políticos, sociales, de la empresa, de la cultura o de la tecnología. Recientemente, en este campo historiográfico se han producido avances al ligar la historia ferroviaria con tópicos convencionales como la diplomacia, el colonialismo y el imperialismo, la globalización, las transferencias tecnológicas, o áreas de conocimiento como el urbanismo, la geografía y la demografía histórica, el patrimonio y las representaciones culturales, etc., en diversos contextros geográficos y cronológicos.

Para encontrar más información visite la página de la Asociación http://www.asihf.org/

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