The U.S. Army Center of Military History is soliciting papers for the 26- 28 July 2011 biennial Conference of Army Historians (CAH), to be held in the Washington, D.C., area. The theme of the 2011 CAH is “Armies in Persistent Conflict.”
Papers may deal with any aspect of military experiences in protracted wars throughout history, including but not limited to: current Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), the Cold War, Vietnam, the Philippines, frontier conflicts, as well as various constabulary and stability operations. Specific themes that are of particular interest include: force structure and rebalancing during prolonged conflicts, manpower issues in protracted wars, retaining institutional knowledge after extended conflicts, the socio-political and economic consequence of fighting long wars, and armies in domestic disturbances.
Prospective participants should send a detailed topic proposal and formal CV no later than 24 January 2011 to Conference of Army Historians, U.S. Army Center of Military History, ATTN: DAMH-FPF, 103 Third Avenue, Fort McNair, DC 20319-5058 or via email to CMHhistoriansConf@conus.army.mil
Presenters should be prepared to speak for 20 minutes. Should the Center of Military History decide to publish the conference papers, the presenters will have an opportunity to submit a formal paper for consideration.
Further information will available on the CAH page on the Center of Military History Website at: http://www.history.army.mil/CAH