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Friday: Fellowships, Grants, Prizes, Conferences, Events, Lectures, Seminars, Symposiums, Summer Programs, Workshops

 

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Latest Announcements

Department of History & Strategic Studies University of Lagos 50th Anniversary Conference, Theme: "History and Nation-Building”

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 4, 2015
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Economic History / Studies

Description: After half a century of independence, the forging of national integration remains a major preoccupation of the vast majority of African states. The task of forging a nation out of a multiplicity of ethnic nationalities has been daunting, and ethnic and racial divisions continue to threaten the stability of many African states. African leaders have articulated numerous policies and programmes to promote nation-building, but the achievements have been largely modest.

Seventy Years to the End of the War in Asia. Divergent Perspectives on the War Denouement and the Onset of the Cold War

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
September 30, 2015
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, World History / Studies

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to announce that the following symposium will take place on Friday-Saturday, 29-30 January 2016, in cooperation with the Graduate School for East and South East European Studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany.

Race and Comics: The Politics of Representation in Sequential Art | NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2015
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Political Science

This panel welcomes papers that examine the treatment of race and racial relations in comic books, whether in superhero narratives, graphic memoirs, web comics, or other forms of sequential art both inside and outside the United States. How are comics used to document and represent racialized identities? How have the medium and its surrounding fan communities adapted earlier content to speak to current topics? 

Association for Asian Studies 2016 Annual Conference (AAS 2016)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 25, 2015 to August 6, 2015
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies

I am a Phd candidate at Purdue University and I am trying to put together a panel for the AAS 2016 conference to be held at Seattle. Very broadly the panel will interrogate the construction of gender identity through domestic practices/rituals, religious rituals being one of them. If you would like to participate in this panel please email me at chakrab1@purdue.edu by July 25, 2015. The deadline for panel submission is  August 6, 2015.

Session S27: “Emerging Cities – Knowledge and Urbanisation in Europe’s Borderlands 1880–1945“. 13th International Conference on Urban History 2016 Helsinki

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 24, 2016 to August 27, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Intellectual History, Architecture and Architectural History

We invite paper proposals for a session at the EAUH 2016 on knowledge transfer between cities in Europe’s Borderlands 1880 -1945:

Until now the cities of Eastern and Southern Europe have mainly been looked at through the prism of migration and institutions of technology transfer (such as universities). Implicitly or explicitly this suggests a transfer of knowledge and practices from the center to the periphery and hence a clear epistemological hierarchy.

Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University Montgomery, 5-6 February 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 15, 2015
Location: 
Alabama, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Demographic History / Studies, Geography

Southern Studies, 5-6 February 2016: Now in its eighth year, the AUM College of Arts and Sciences invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern history from Civil War to Civil Rights, from dueling to NASCAR, from King Cotton to corn whiskey. This two-day conference includes a keynote presentation by Dr. Kenneth W. Noe, a distinguished Civil War historian from Auburn University. Registrants to the conference will also be able to enjoy a variety of peer-reviewed panels and exhibits on southern topics representing all of the liberal arts disciplines.

Special Issue 'African Returns' for African Literature Today journal

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2015
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Literature, Geography

This special issue will focus on literary texts by African writers in which the protagonist returns to his/her ‘original’ or ancestral ‘home’ in Africa from other parts of the world.  Oxfeld and Long, writing on the ethnography of return suggest that it differs from globalization and transnationalism since ‘it is situated in particular events and experiences’ reflecting ‘particular historical, social, and personal contexts’ (2004: 3).

Call for submissions for October 2015 issue of Literature Today

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
July 11, 2015 to September 25, 2015
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Cultural History / Studies, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies

At present we are inviting submissions for October 2015 issue of 'Literature Today-an International Journal of Contemporary Literature;. Theme of our October 2015 issue is 'Love'. You can send us poems, short stories and one act plays on :

1. love at first sight
2. poem/story/one act play in memory of a loved one
3. love as an aesthetic experience
4. love and teenagers
5. love and romance as predestined event
6. love relationships and role of gods
7. love and marriage
8. love as illusion

Workshop Conflict Potentials in Monetary Unions, HS-OWL University of Applied Sciences, Hanseatic city Warburg, Germany

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2015
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Political History / Studies

In April 2001 we met first time in Northern Hesse do discuss conflict potentials and the range and acceptance of crisis management mechanisms in monetary unions, followed by a panel at the International Economic History Congress in Buenos Aires 2002. On the background of current problems within the euro-zone we want to reopen the floor for a history based interdisciplinary debate about control and steering problems of monetary unions. Beside debt problems exists a couple of other relevant disturbance factors, i.e.

Trans/Media: Trans/National Screens BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies) Conference 2016 University of Reading, UK April 14-16 2016

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 14, 2015
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Public Policy, Nationalism History / Studies

First Call for Papers

Trans/media: Trans/national Screens

Anthropocene Curriculum / Campus: The Technosphere Issue - Call for Applications

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
June 25, 2015 to September 1, 2015
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies

How did modernity end up in the Anthropocene? How did the twentieth century succumb to a Möbius strip of technics and nature wherein cause and effect, local and global, human and nonhuman, perpetually confuse and confound one another’s distinctions? One way to describe this planetary system and its ascendance is in terms of the technosphere, the socio-technical mobilization of energy, materials and information, which may be considered a geophysical phenomenon on par with other spheres such as the atmosphere or biosphere.

Call for Papers - Does Democracy Translate Across Borders?

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 10, 2015
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Political History / Studies

America has long promoted democracy as the optimal political system for all nations.  Is this right? Does democracy have the same effect in other parts of the world, is it a good fit for some but a catalyst for destruction in others?

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