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Call for Papers/Abstracts
Governance and Rights
Law, Religion, and Sexuality in Caribbean Literature and Culture
Junior Research Conference: Society of Caribbean Research (Socare)
Venue: University of Salzburg
Organizers: Christopher F. Laferl, Ralph Poole, Philipp Seidel
Date: 23 – 25 November 2017
The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies
Postdoctoral Fellowships 2017-2018
The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies will award four post-doctoral fellowships of $30,000 each, for the academic year of 2017-2018: two Zvi Yavetz Fellowships and two Thomas Arnold Fellowships.
Very few topics generate as much controversy as the role of guns in American society. According to most estimates, not only are there more guns than people in the United States, there are also far more gun deaths per capita in the US than in any other developed country. While almost everyone agrees that there is too much gun violence, there are serious disagreements about how to address it.
The collaboration between political and religious authorities, directed at imposing religious uniformity and at establishing denominational boundaries in the course of Early Modern times, has traditionally been investigated within the interpretative framework of ‘Confessionalization’ - a concept originally developed and applied only to the European (and especially German) case.
The Society for Court Studies' next seminar will be on Monday 30 January when we have Tom Tolle (Princeton University) who will be discussing 'Royal Frailty and the Problem of Perception: Alexander Stanhope at the Court of Charles II of Spain'.
HERE TO STAY, HERE TO FIGHT
An opportunity for historians with an interest in questions relating to migration to engage with activists.
Tuesday 21 February 2017, 6pm to 8pm
Dreyfus Room, Birkbeck, 26 Russell Square, London
History Acts workshops are led by activists, who give a short talk or presentation about their work. Historians working on a relevant topic will then respond, before opening it up to group discussion.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Giorgi Tsereteli Oriental Institute at Ilia State University in collaboration with The University of Vienna and Al Akhwayn University (Morocco) are pleased to invite contributions to the 8th International Conference on Popular Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa: Popular Culture between Site and Flow, to be held in Tbilisi Georgia from 28 to 30 September 2017.
The Strong museum announces the G. Rollie Adams Research Fellowships to provide financial support for scholarly play research conducted at the museum. The fellowships are established in honor of G. Rollie Adams, former president and CEO of The Strong and editor-in-chief of its American Journal of Play, who retired from the museum this past December.
Organizer: Jap-Nanak Makkar, University of Virginia, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: March 1, 2017 (email abstract, bio & AV requirements to organizer)
Special Session for MLA 2018, New York City
Please consider submitting to a special session, proposed to take place at MLA 2018 in New York City, on “Global Literature and Technology.”
This conference will bring together Central and Eastern European scholars to examine various interpretations, permutations and implications of the concept of “Intermarium” (land between the seas), and assess the chances for its various configurations to be implemented.
POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, the Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Kennan Institute (Wilson Center) in Washington, D.C.
Jews and Others: Ethnic Relations in Eastern and Central Europe from 1917 and Onwards
International Conference at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Warsaw, October 2-4, 2017
The Southern Historian is currently seeking original scholarly work by graduate students focusing on the history and culture of the American South for its 2018 issue.
The deadline for manuscript submissions is August 15, 2017, but early submissions are strongly encouraged. Manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, no more than 30 pages, and should use footnotes (formatted using the Chicago Manual of Style). An electronic copy (including footnotes) of the manuscript should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.