Teaching and Researching Big History:
Exploring a New Scholarly Field

August 2 - 5, 2012

Please fill out the attached mail-in form or provide the following information below to register on-line for the conference.  Please list your name and organization as you wish it to appear on your conference badge.  (For a conference presentation proposal, please email the IBHA.)

Regular: Through July 19, 2012 | Late: begins after July 20, 2012

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Conference Fees
IBHA Members:
Regular $220 | Late $245
Regular $360 | Late $385
IBHA Full-Time Student Members:
Regular $120 | Late $140
Guest Pass (Evening Social Events only):
Regular $130 | Late $155
Note: GVSU housing accommodations are available with Early and Regular registration only.
1 bedroom (1 person) w/twin bed, private bath and kitchen (includes linens) $45.00
2 bedroom (2 people) w/twin beds, 1 bath, and kitchen (includes linens) $70.00
Information on Winter Hall
Membership: Take advantage of the discounted registration rate if you are not currently a member by joining the IBHA. See membership rates.
The last day for Conference Fee refund (less $30 handling fee) is JULY 19, 2012
(N.B. Payment must be received by the IBHA office before June 1 in order to qualify for the early registration fee, and between June 1 and July 19 to qualify for the regular rate.)


More Conference Information



In addition to promoting the IBHA initiative, the IBHA Conference also seeks to initiate and generate dialog among scholars through a series of panels, roundtables, and discussions. The proposed outcome of the IBHA Conference is to stimulate interest in, and thinking about, Big History, and create a deeper understanding of its common origins. Also, very importantly, discussions on the expansion of scholarship in the pedagogy of Big History will be a primary focus. Among the topics that may be addressed at the conference are: