IV ASEHISMI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
THE EFFECTS OF WAR: POPULATION DISPLACEMENTS
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently announced that the number of displaced persons caused by wars and other conflicts, estimated at more than 65 million, has reached “the highest level ever recorded”. In light of this historical and current reality, the Spanish Association of Military History (ASEHISMI) will convene an interdisciplinary academic conference to study the essence and characteristics of population displacements caused by war throughout history.
1. ASEHISMI convenes its IV International Conference, dedicated to the study of mass population displacements originated by war throughout history.
2. The Conference will be held in Madrid, Spain, June 20-23, 2017, at the Instituto Universitario General Gutiérrez Mellado (Princesa, 36, 28008 Madrid, Spain).
3. The Conference will be organized in five panels or sessions, corresponding to Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Modern Age, Contemporary History, and the Present.