William Wyckoff, a leading historical geographer of the American West, will be at Harvard University on April 3rd for an evening lecture (4-6pm) titled, “Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West,” and a lunchtime discussion (12-1:15pm) of his recent book How to Read the American West: A Field Guide.
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A two-day international seminar on The First World War in the Indian Context January/ February 2018 The St Aloysius College (Mangalore, Karnataka, India) plans to organize an international seminar on the theme The First World War in the Indian Context.
The conference starts on the 10th of October 2017: Ada Lovelace Day and offers a platform for:
- Female researchers in any area, to present their studies, work, and research;
- Worldwide researchers and scientists from academia, industry, and governments to present studies, exchange experiences, discuss proposals and disseminate results on women's and gender studies.
- The creation of awareness on the proposed topics and lasting productive partnerships between the participants.
VISUALIZING THE HOLOCAUST AND THE USE OF DIGITAL HUMANITIES IN THE CLASSROOM
June 5–16, 2017
Applications due March 24, 2017
Together with the German Society of Pennsylvania, the German Historical Institute will sponsor two to four fellowships of up to four weeks for research at the Joseph Horner Memorial Library in Philadelphia between June 1 and July 15, 2017.
TRAINING WORKSHOPS ON QUALITATIVE RESEARCH at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health. All workshops held twice per year in May and August. Registrations are now open for May 2017. The qualitative research skills taught in these workshops are widely applicable across may disciplines, including health sciences, social sciences, humanities and public policy.
Exchange Program for Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe (EPRIE) 2017
Migration, integration, and belonging
from June 21 to July 3, 2017 in East Asia (South Korea and Japan)
Since 1997 the Friends of the German Historical Institute award the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize for the best doctoral dissertation on German history written at North American universities. Dissertations on all periods of German history, on German-American relations, and on the history of Germans in North America are eligible. The winner is invited to the GHI to present her/his research at the annual symposium of the Friends in November. The prizewinner receives an award of $2,000 and reimbursement for travel to Washington D.C.
This week on In Media Res, Cinema Journal presents "InFocus: Watchmen" (February 27 - March 3).
Here's the lineup: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/
Monday, February 27 - Blair Davis (DePaul University) presents "Watchmen: Rebirth, Reboot, Recycle."
Tuesday, February 28 - Aaron Taylor (University of Lethbridge) presents "The Continuing Adventures of the 'Inherently Unfilmable' Book: Zack Snyder's Watchmen."
Date: Monday, April 3, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Venue: Temple University Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament (access)
Speaker: David Antoine Malinas, Associate Professor at Paris-Diderot University
Moderator: Robert Dujarric, Director of ICAS
Admission: Free. Open to the public.
Faculty in Computer Science, Electronics and Social Science at the University of Guanajuato, Mexico are looking for post-doctoral fellows.
Visiting fellows receive airfare, and monthly stipend of US $1300. Appointment is for one year and renewable for a second year. Appointment is subject to project approval by CONACYT, Federal Education Secretariat of Mexico.
Fellowship 1: PhD in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering.
Fellowship 2: Social Sciences
Deadline: 4th March 2017.
Mellon Multidisciplinary Research Project
“Architecture and/for the Environment,” 2017-2019
10 February to 21 April 2017
Daniel Abramson, Boston University
David Gissen, California College of the Arts
Imre Szeman, University of Alberta
Mirko Zardini, Director
Giovanna Borasi, Chief Curator
Kim Förster, Associate Director, Research
MEDICINE, ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN WORLD 1400-1750
Christ’s College, University of Cambridge
Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 April 2017
Organized by Valentina Pugliano (Cambridge) and Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers-Newark)
Generously sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and Christ's College, Cambridge