February 24, 2009

Welcome to the website for the Northeastern University Graduate World History conference:

Out of Bounds: Exploring Global Connections

March 21 -22nd, 2009.

Please peruse the various pages for more information and make note of the links along the right side.

Please check under the conference schedule tab for a complete schedule of panels and events. We would also like to draw your attention to some exciting highlights about the conference:

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker will be Dr. John Thornton from Boston University. Please see the link along the right side for more information about this esteemed scholar. His keynote address is entitled “Wrestling with World History from a Non-Western Perspective” and is at 5:15pm, followed by a reception.

We are also happy to draw your attention to our final Roundtable Discussion: 1968 and the World.  We are looking forward to a lively discussion section on this exciting topic.