The Graduate Association of Europeanists welcomes submissions for its upcoming conference, “Communities of Exclusion,” to be held April 29-30th, 2016 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. We seek papers focused on Europe from a variety of academic perspectives and encourage current and prospective graduate scholars at all levels to apply. Conference themes will broadly consider past and current transformations of European identity in light of: migration and social exclusion, economic globalization, and the changing role of the state accompanying austerity politics. Conference organizers are also happy to work with scholars to develop papers on topics only partially addressed by the above. The deadline for submissions is March 4th; applicants should send 250-word abstracts to For any questions, contact GAE President Cary Speck at:

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