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Call for papers. Tribute to Professor Yoro Khary Fall‘s outstanding contribution to Higher Education both in theory and practice Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar November 28th-30 th, 2018

Professor Yoro Khary FALL (1949 – 2016) was a scholar with mutidimensional academic talents.  The numerous and rich testimonies expressed during the announcement of his death by his former teachers, colleagues, friends and students are a demonstration and recognition of his reputation as a man and as a university lecturer

Invitation to publish in French Colonial History / Invitation à publier dans French Colonial History

French Colonial History, the official journal of the French Colonial Historical Society, publishes peer-reviewed research articles, review essays, forums and reflections addressing all aspects of the history of French colonization and of the French colonies.  The editors of FCH invite conference participants to submit their work for possible publication. Submissions are welcomed in English or French concerning any geographical area or chronological period of French overseas expansion, including the metropole and the postcolonial.  

CFP: Sites of Contest: Cold War Cultural Diplomacy and the Global South

Culture has served as a “weapon of the struggle” during the Cold War. It played a central role in leftist literary circles, socialist realist poetry and muralism, as well as in the CIA-backed Congress for Cultural Freedom, whose artist groups embraced Abstract Expressionism and modernist poetry.

New Publication: "Resilience in the Face of Adversity: A Comparative Study of Migrants in Crisis Situations"

New Publication: Resilience in the Face of Adversity: A Comparative Study of Migrants in Crisis Situations by Maegan Hendow, Alessandra Bravi, Albert Kraler, Robtel Neajai Pailey, Bernhard Perchinig and Katharina Schaur