ISHN 2024 Los Angeles

Call for Abstracts and Symposia



28th Annual Meeting of the

International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN)


Los Angeles, California, USA

Monday 24 June – Thursday 28 June 2024


The 2024 annual meeting of ISHN will be held on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles, California, 24-28 June 2024. It will have a Hybrid format: morning sessions will be combined live/in person and remote/online and afternoon sessions will be live/in person only.


Membership requirements: all papers must have at least one author who shall be a member of the ISHN at the time of the meeting.


The language of the conference and abstract/symposium proposals is English.


Please include all of the following information for each proposed paper:

  • Title of paper
  • Full name(s) of Author(s)
  • Affiliation(s)
  • Email address(es)
  • Full street address(es)
  • Presentation format: (1) Live/In Person or (2) Remote/Online


ABSTRACT requirements

  • Maximum of 250 words for the body of the abstract
  • Indicate preference for Platform or Poster (Each platform paper is scheduled to be 30 minutes in duration; this is the combined duration of the paper presentation and its following discussion/questions-and-answers)
  • Indicate audiovisual requirements


SYMPOSIUM requirements

  • Proposals for symposia must include 3 or 4 presentations
  • Symposia should expect 20 minutes of presentation time for each paper and 30 minutes of discussion for the entire session
  • Abstracts for the presentations must each meet the “Abstract requirements”


SEND ABSTRACT AND SYMPOSIA proposals as Word (DOCX) or PDF attachments by email to the program convener: Russell Johnson (


DEADLINE: All submissions must be received before Wednesday, 10 April 2024


See the ISHN homepage for membership and conference details: