The Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International and Global History (Con-IH) is organized by Harvard graduate students who are immersed in the field of international history. The conference selects 12 graduate students from around the world to participate in a two-day conference to present and discuss cutting-edge scholarship in various themes of international and global history. 

"Gender and Empire"

               Rajasthani block print for the background -this kind of fabric making and the broader trade patterns, relocation of manufacturing, and effects on labor and class-making represent a particular gendered imperial form of societal organization.

Con IH 2021 Call for Papers: “Gender and Empire”

The 2020-2021 organizing committee for the Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History (Con-IH) invites graduate students to submit proposals for its twenty-first annual conference. This year’s theme is Gender and Empire. Con-IH is looking for submissions on a broad range of topics relating to localized, national, global, or transnational facets of empire intersecting with constructs of gender. We welcome submissions from individuals at any point in their graduate program, particularly those in the early stages of research. The deadline is September 30, 2020. See our Call for Papers for more information.

Con-IH is sponsored by:

Harvard History DepartmentWeatherhead Center for International AffairsCenter for African StudiesCharles Warren Center for Studies in American HistoryDavid Rockefeller Center for Latin American StudiesCenter for European Studies