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Third Conference History under Debate Santiago de Compostela. July 14-18 2004 We invite, for the third time - the first this new century - historians from around the world to make their pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela to reflect and debate together on the state of the discipline of history and its relationship with immediate history. The history being researched, taught and disseminated cannot - and must not - turn its back on the historical, and hence historiagraphic, acceleration we are witnessing. We are interested in the innovations on method and theory of history, historiography and the history/society relationship that have arisen since our Second Conference in 1999. We seek now to further elaborate a historiographic and global alternative for the 21st century that guarantees a new surge for the historical profession and the writing of history and which contributes to the historical end of a better future for the whole of humanity, we have the collaboration of <http://www.h-debate.com/congresos/3/entidades/menu.htm>340 academic entities of 27 countries for that with the thematic net. THEMATIC SECTIONS I. RECONSTRUCTION OF THE HISTORIGRAPHIC PARADIGM II. GLOBAL HISTORIOGRAPHY 1. Digital historiography 2. Between historiographies III. INDIVIDUAL PARADIGMS 1. Mixed history as global history 2. World history as global history 3. New forms of historiographic commitment 4. Is an Immediate History possible? 5. The ends of history, today IV. HISTORIOGRAPHY AND PRESENT 1. History and democracy 2. History and human rights 3. Historical formation of the political subject 4. The historical idea of Spain 5. Historical active memory ROUND TABLES I. GREAT DEBATES A. The forms of society and its transitions B. The state and the civil society in history C. Individual and collective protagonists in history D. "Great historians" and collectives tendencies in historiography E. Fragmentation of history, globalisation of society F. Current paradigms in social sciences II. IMMEDIATE HISTORIOGRAPHY G. Groups, methods and historiographic movements H. Historical concepts and present I. Official histories J. Transitions to democracy K. The return of civil society L. Indigenous peoples, historiography and present III. IMMEDIATE HISTORY M. 9/11 and 3/11 N. Globalisation, antiglobalisation, history O. Europe at a historical crossroad P. America at a historical crossroad Q. The Orient and the West Explained program, norms of participation, inscribed communications and bulletin of inscription in <http://www.h-debate.com/congresos/3/ingles/menu.htm" target=_blank>http://www.h- debate.com/congresos/3/ingles/menu.htm>http://www.h-debate.co m/congresos/3/ingles/menu.htm Yours sincerely, Carlos Barros Coordinador del III Congreso Internacional Historia a Debate Apartado de Correos 427 15780 Santiago de Compostela (España) tel. 981 52 80 58 fax 981 81 48 97 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com www.cbarros.com More information in <http://www.h-debate.com/English/index2.htm" target=_blank>http://www.h- debate.com/English/index2.htm>http://www.h-debate.com/English/ index2.htm (952428 visits from 1999) Note: If you wish to follow our histiographical debates, please e-mail us a message that reads ‘subscribe’ to firstname.lastname@example.org (present subscribers: 2131 historians of 50 countries). -- ******************************************* Costica Bradatan, PhD H-Ideas Online Editor Cornell University, The Knight Institute http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/cb277/ *******************************************