Remember that thing that Andrea Eidinger and I are organizing in partnership with Canada’s History Society, Active History, and the Wilson Institute? The schedule for the Beyond 150: Telling Our Stories Twitter Conference is now live. #Beyond150CA is the first-ever Canadian History Twitter Conference and it is happening on Twitter August 24-25, 2017.
The conference is designed to encourage collaboration, public engagement, and spark discussion about Canada’s history in a way that is accessible to everyone. It also aims to uplift diverse perspectives, unrepresented histories, and support the work of early-career and emerging scholars. There were a ton of great submissions to the CFP and I’m really excited about the range of presentations that will be part of this conference.
And if you’re not presenting you can still participate! Use the hashtag #Beyond150CA to follow the conversation. Additionally each 30 minute presentation slot includes 15 minutes for questions and discussions – so get on twitter, ask those burning questions, and engage with the presenters.
Not sure what a Twitter Conference is? Check out the conference FAQ page.