Posted on behalf of the Somaiya Center for Buddhist Studies
Our panel is seeking 1 more paper presenter for our panel as part of ASEEES 2018 in Boston.
We are engaging with themes relating to the production of knowledge and memory of the nuclear industry as well as its radioactive by-products, the impact on the collective psyche, emotion, and imagination, as captured in Soviet science fiction, and conceptualizing nuclear “by-products” in terms of social-environmental inequalities.
The most recent issue of Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue canadienne des slavistes (v. 59, nos. 3-4) is a special issue devoted to the work of Nobel Prize winner, Svetlana Alexievich. It also includes a roundtable on New Directions in Gulag Studies. Please note that the starred items are currently available "open-access" -- just click on the link!
Call for Papers:
18th Annual Aleksanteri Conference "LIBERATION – FREEDOM – DEMOCRACY? 1918–1968–2018"
Dates and venue: 24–26 October 2018, University of Helsinki, Finland
The Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki will hold the 18th Annual International Aleksanteri Conference aiming to bring together scholars, experts, and advanced graduate students from a variety of disciplines such as history, political science, sociology, geography, law, economics, and media and cultural studies.
I am organizing a roundtable session discussing research methods and methodologies for ASEEES 2018. Description and contact info are below. Apologies for the cross-posting!
The date for the submission of abstracts for the "Queering Girlhood" themed issue of Girlhood Studies has been extended to 1 March 2018. For complete submission guidelines, please view the call for papers.
Students of the history of cartography are invited to submit papers for the 2018 Ristow Prize competition. Undergraduate, graduate, and first-year postdoctoral students of any nationality are eligible to compete. Papers must be in English, not exceeding 7500 words, and should be submitted digitally as a PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy postmarked no later than June 1, 2018, to Evelyn Edson, 268 Springtree Lane, Scottsville, VA 24590, U.S.A. Appropriate illustrations, especially maps, are encouraged.
The Boston-Area Early American History Seminar & Boston Environmental History Seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:15 PM
Christopher Pastore, State University of New York at Albany; Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut at Storrs; Conevery Valencius, Boston College
Panel Discussion: Common Spaces: Environmental History and the Study of Early America
Moderator: Matthew McKenzie, University of Connecticut at Avery Point
This five-day Summer School and two-day Seminar – organised and hosted by Anglia Ruskin University under the auspices of the International Urban Symposium (IUS) – will bring together social anthropologists, sociologists, urban planners, architects, and human geographers committed to empirically-grounded analysis of cities in order to examine a number of pressing methodological and theoretical questions relating to urban change.
Approaching Deadline: Call for Papers
2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries
Paper proposals are due February 28, 2018
Where: Golden, Colorado
When: 20-22 September 2018 with tour on 23 September
Venue: Colorado School of Mines
A Reminder for the Upcoming EnviroHealth Breakfast @ASEH 2018 in Riverside
Dear H-Envirohealth Participants,
This basic 5-day course teaches participants how to conduct a qualitative research starting from a research question, and how to progress to writing a scientific paper.
Stadscampus, University of Antwerp, Belgium
27-31 August 2018
Early career researchers, PhD-students, Master students (max 5), professionals, in a field related to health care. Experience in qualitative research is not required.
Intensive 5-day programme focused on health care-context immersion, using practical / digital methods for thinking (research + inspiration) and doing (prototyping + testing).
Campus Mutsaard, University of Antwerp, Belgium
2 - 6 July 2018
Master students; Design and other professionals working in the field of health care; Service Design Network (SDN) Belgium members. Depending on the profile, 3rd year Bachelor students can be accepted as well.
The Cambridge University Press journal Modern American History (MAH) is pleased to announce that some of its inaugural issue is now available online, and the print edition will be available next month. A full table of contents appears below.