CFP: Nursing History Conference

Call for Abstracts: The 2nd Agnes Dillon Randolph International Nursing History Conference

March 15-16, 2013 | The University of Virginia School of Nursing Center for Nursing

Historical Inquiry & Beta Kappa Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Charlottesville, Virginia

In recognition of the diversity and quality of nursing scholarship across the world, the University of Virginia School of Nursing Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry is hosting its second Agnes Dillon Randolph International Nursing History Conference. The University of Virginia, designed by Thomas Jefferson, is a dedicated World Heritage Site for its historical architectural design and a premier educational and research institution. A variety of nursing history presentations by researchers from around the world will be featured in the conference. The conference will be held in the University of Virginia School of Nursing. The conference begins on Friday, March 15th with registration and refreshments at 11:30 AM. The keynote is at 1:00 PM. The conference concludes on Saturday, March 16th, at 3:00 PM. We are seeking nursing abstracts of current research from historians across the globe.

Guidelines for Submission: A one page abstract of a completed study will be accepted by e-mail. Submit two copies of your abstract: one must state the complete title, author(s)’s name, credentials, institutional affiliation, phone/fax and e-mail. The second abstract copy should include the title and mode of presentation with no other identifying information. Indicate whether a paper or poster is sought. If more than one author is listed, indicate who is serving as the contact person. With the abstract, please submit a one-page curriculum vitae for each author.

Abstracts must include: Purpose of study, rationale and significance, description of methodology, identification of major primary and secondary sources, findings and conclusions. Each section of the abstract should be clearly identified. Abstracts will be selected on the basis of merit through blind review.

Abstract preparation: Margins must be one and one-half inches on left, and one inch on right, top and bottom. Center the title in upper case, and single space the body using 12 point Times (New Roman) font. Use on one side of one 8.5″ x 11″ paper. Accepted abstracts will be printed as submitted in the conference program. Submission date: Abstracts must arrive on or before November 15, 2012.

Confirmation of the arrival of your abstract will be sent by e-mail. Late abstracts will not be reviewed. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by December 15, 2012.

Submit to:

For further information: The Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, PO Box 800782, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0782

Tel: 434-924-0083; International tel: 001-1-434-924-0083


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