School of Journalism and Communication
George S. Turnbull Portland Center
University of Oregon in Portland

AUGUST 1–2, 2018

Academics, practitioners and research students are invited to submit competitive abstracts for presentation of papers or works-in-progress at the Public Relations History Conference to be held in Portland, Oregon, August 1-2, 2018.

The scope of the conference covers public relations history in all its aspects, including corporate, non-profit, governmental and political communications, as well as publicity and propaganda in their various forms. The conference is organized by the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and will be held at the School’s George S. Turnbull Center in downtown Portland.


  • Submission of abstracts: March 1, 2018
  • Acceptance notification (by email): Week of April 1, 2018
  • Registration opens: March 1, 2018