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CFP: Golden Age or Gilded Age? Fan Cultures, Past, Present, and Future

An area of multiple panels for the 2014 Film & History Conference: Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories

October 29-November 2, 2014

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2014

AREA: Golden Age or Gilded Age? Fan Cultures, Past, Present, and Future

CFP: Seeking El Dorado: Golden Ages of Nationalism, Empire, and International Relations

An area of multiple panels for the Film & History Conference on “Golden Ages”

October 29–November 2, 2014

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2014

“Golden Ages” have long been a way to construct notions of national identity. Encompassing tales of origin and descent, exile and migration, liberation and rebirth, “golden ages” are legends that allow us to understand the geographic, cultural, and historical boundaries by which nationhood is understood.

Beyond Camps and Forced Labour (Deadline approaching: 31 March 2014)

Deadline reminder

Beyond camps and forced labour: current international research on survivors of Nazi persecution

Fifth international multidisciplinary conference, to be held at Imperial War Museum London, 7-9 January 2015

Deadline: 31 March 2014

Just one more week to send us your abstracts!

The cfp can be found here

cfp: BEYOND CAMPS AND FORCED LABOUR

Beyond camps and forced labour: current international research on survivors of Nazi persecution

Fifth international multidisciplinary conference, to be held at Imperial War Museum London, 7-9 January 2015

 

The cfp can be found here:http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections-research/research-programmes/seminars-conferences/beyond...

 

H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2014-03-19 - 2014-03-20

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H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2014-03-18 - 2014-03-19


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Advanced Islamic Codicology/Manuscript Studies Course

Dear Colleagues,

The Islamic Manuscript Association, in cooperation with The University of Manchester Library, the John Rylands Research Institute, and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, is pleased to announce an advanced course in Islamic manuscript studies entitled 'Exploring Arabic Manuscripts: Scholars, Scribes, and Readers', which will be held at the University of Manchester from 23 to 27 June 2014 and taught by Adam Gacek, former Head of the Islamic Studies Library and Faculty Lecturer in Arabic Manuscript Studies at McGill University.

CFP: Science that Changed the World, Materially (Panel for HSS 2014)

Panel for the 2014 HSS Annual Meeting
Science that Changed the World, Materially
Roger Turner (Dickinson College)

This is a panel for stories about how science has had significant, measurable effects on the physical and material world. We all believe that scientific ideas can be powerful—but how do they become so? How have changing mental landscapes affected more tangible landscapes?

Camp Hutzler

One of the recent joys of Maryland History has been the weekly blog posts from the library at Maryland Historical Society. This week's gem is nicely illustrated essay about the 1921 getaway to Patapsco Forest Reserve sponsored by the Hutzler brothers.

 

Reminder - Islamic Textiles Workshop with Louise W. Mackie, April 25

From:  Deirdre Vodanoff <dvodanoff@clevelandart.org>
Date:  March 20, 2014

THE TEXTILE SOCIETY OF AMERICA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE

Textiles Close Up: Islamic Textiles at the Cleveland Museum of Art with Louise W. Mackie

April 25

Join TSA for a day-long exploration of the rich history of textiles from Islamic lands with renowned scholar Louise W. Mackie, Curator of Textiles & Islamic Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Call for Applications: CNY Humanities Corridor Visiting Scholars

Call for Applications: Central New York Humanities Corridor Visiting
Scholars Program

The Special Collections Research Center <http://library.syr.edu/find/scrc/>,
Syracuse University Libraries, invites applications for the 2014 Central
New York Humanities Corridor Visiting Scholars Program. This goal of this
program is to attract scholarly attention to the rich primary sources held
by member institutions:

Grant for Improving Prospects for History Ph.D.'s

March 20, 2014

$1.6-Million Grant Will Better Prepare History Ph.D.'s for Range of Careers

By Vimal Patel

The American Historical Association and four universities will split a $1.6-million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation aimed at broadening the career paths of history Ph.D.’s, officials announced on Thursday.

http://chronicle.com/article/16-Million-Grant-Will-Better/145399/

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