Essex 2023

We are excited to share the details of our next conference, which will be held at the University of Essex, 5-7 July 2023!

We are currently accepting paper submissions relating to our revised strands. The Call for Papers has been extended to 20 January 2023 and full details are available on the conference page.

We also want to hear from anyone who is interested in becoming a strand convenor. We are keen to ensure balance within strands (in terms of research interests, but also in terms of career stage and type of work) and to encourage more convenors from under-represented groups. If you are interested, or would simply like to find out more, please get in touch via

Update January 2023: We have now filled most strand convenor spaces. Please look out for further opportunities to get involved in the SHS. We advertise strand convenor and committee vacancies annually.