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Monday: Jobs, Reviews digests; Calls for Papers

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

Wednesday: CFPs; Online Digital Resources

Thursday: CFPs; Online Digital Resources

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

 

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Latest Announcements

Facades and Fashions in Medical Architecture

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 11, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Local History, Public Health

Facades and Fashions in Medical Architecture

$12 General Public | $10 Seniors | $8 Friends, Fellows, Members | Free to Students with ID

New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue NY NY 10029

Large-Scale Violence and Its Aftermaths Summer Institute

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 25, 2017 to June 29, 2017
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Humanities, Political Science

Large-Scale Violence and Its Aftermaths Summer Institute 
Kean University | June 25-29, 2017

Kean University's Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocides Studies Program, along with the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation and Cardozo Law School’s Benjamin Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, invites scholars, practitioners and human rights advocates to a multi-day summer institute in June, titled Large-Scale Violence and Its Aftermaths.

Call for Nominations -- 2017 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
July 15, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

Call for Nominations

2017 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award

Urban Communication Foundation

The annual Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes an outstanding book, published in English, which exhibits excellence in addressing issues of urban communication. It is named in honor of the late social activist and author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities. All entries must be published between January 1, 2015 and June 30, 2017. The book award brings with it a $500 prize.

In Media Res - Transformational Games theme week

Type: 
Event
Date: 
April 17, 2017 to April 21, 2017
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Popular Culture Studies, Digital Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies, Cultural History / Studies

This week's In Media Res theme focus is "Transformative Games" (April 17 - 21).

 

Here's the lineup:  http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/

 

Monday, April 17 - Alexandra To (Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University) presents "Tandem Transformational Game Design."

 

Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Reformation Era

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 18, 2017 to July 21, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies

The conference “Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Reformation Era,” jointly organized by the Verein für Reformationsgeschichte & The Society for Reformation Research, will be held 18-21 July 2017 at the Eckstein Haus in Nuremberg, Germany. For more information about the conference and to register, please visit http://www.nuremberg2017.org/

Rare Book School Summer Courses

Type: 
Summer Program
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Digital Humanities, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Archival Science

Rare Book School is accepting applications on a rolling basis for our five-day, intensive courses on manuscript, printed and digital materials. With world-class instruction and resources, and an emphasis on hands-on experience, we are pleased to offer courses in five cities this summer. Several of our courses are still accepting applications, including: 

Federal Court System Summer Professional Development June 19-23 Sacramento

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 19, 2017 to June 23, 2017
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Government and Public Service, Political History / Studies, Law and Legal History

Please join us at the 4th Annual Summer Institute, held at the Justice Kennedy Library and Learning Center (Robert T. Matsui US Courthouse, Sacramento).

The JLC (Judicial Learning Center) Summer Institute is a four and a half day summer professional development for educators. Teachers will gain knowledge about the judiciary and enhance their skills to effectively teach the role and operations of the courts while meeting Common Core Standards.

York University Social and Political Thought Conference April 21st - 22nd. Keynotes: George Comninel & David McNally

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 21, 2017 to April 22, 2017
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Humanities, Graduate Studies

Strategies of Critique XXXI at York University, Toronto April 21st - April 22nd

Berlin Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
May 3, 2017 to July 20, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Environmental History / Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies

The Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History provides a forum for the discussion of environmental history research in an informal setting in Berlin. We are happy to invite you to our series of talks in the summer semester 2017.

 

In order to celebrate our five year anniversary, we will kick off our semester with a special jubilee talk

 

Jubilee Talk with Award Winning

Professor KATE BROWN (American Academy Berlin / College Park, USA).

CfP: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Digital Humanities, World History / Studies

1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War is an English-language online reference work on World War I dedicated to publishing high quality peer-reviewed content. Each article in the encyclopedia is a self-contained publication and its author receives full recognition. All articles receive a distinct URL address as well as a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) and are fully citable as scholarly publications.

Call for submissions on teaching: Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR TRANSFORMATIONS: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy

Deadline: May 31, 2017        All Topics Welcome

Guest Editor: Jason Martinek

Claims-Making - Y-SASM 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Asian History / Studies, Political Science, Sociology, South Asian History / Studies

Young South Asia Scholars Meet (Y-SASM), Zurich, 15-17th June, 2018

The theme for the conference in 2018 is ‘claims-making’. While claims-making has implicitly been a major theme in research on South Asia, theoretical understanding of the concept remains rather vague. In general, claims-making is related to certain perceptions and framings of social realities. Claims are linked to assumptions about rights or entitlements, on which demands can legitimately be based.

Call for Publication: “Africa and the World: The Continent in Global History”

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
December 31, 2017
Location: 
North Carolina, United States

Contributors are invited for a new book project titled, “Africa and the World: The Continent in Global History” (3 volumes), commissioned by ABC-CLIO, a major US publisher of reference academic books. Editor, Saheed Aderinto. This three-volume book would have around 900,000 words and 500 alphabetically arranged entries of 1000 to 2500 words each. Topics to be covered include but not limited to the slave trade, exploration, colonization, African contributions to world civilization, global science, art, and culture, and other subjects on Africa’s relationship with the rest of the world.

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