Lisbon, 28, 29, and 30 October 2020

ASIHF (Iberian Railway History Association) announces that it will convene the 8th Railway History Conference in Lisbon, on the 28th, 29th, and 30th October 2020. The venue will be the facilities of ISCTE (CIES-IUL). The University of Évora (CIDEHUS) and the University NOVA of Lisbon (CIUHCT) also support the event.

ASIHF invites the community of academic and researchers to participate in the Conference and to send paper proposals about the following research topics: New perspectives on Portuguese railways; Borders and railways; The Travels of Managers and Experts: a form of knowledge transfer; Land freight transportation: complementarity and competition between railway and roads (nineteenth/twentieth-first centuries); Railway and city: impact of railway infrastructures in the urban development of Iberian cities; Young historians: new foci on the history of Iberian railways; General session.

Proposals under 300 words must be sent to the organization ( no later than October 31 2019. The Scientific Committee will communicate the acceptance of the papers no later than December 31 2019). Full text of the proposals (up to 12,000 words) must be sent no later than June 30 2020. Regarding this issue, the organization will provide further details in due time.

Registration fee is 75€. Associates of ASIHF and unemployed workers are exempt of the payment of the fee.