Six international conventions to combat the so-called “Mädchenhandel”, “white slavery”, “traffic in women” and “human trafficking” were adopted over the course of the 20th century. During the first half of the 20th century the issue received political and public attention to a degree as to make it possible to regulate it through international law.
H-Citizenship promotes interdisciplinary research and intellectual exchange about citizenship within a global community of scholars; students; political, community and business leaders; and the general public.
Dieter Grimm. Sovereignty: The Origin and Future of a Political and Legal Concept. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 192 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16424-5; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16425-2.
Reviewed by Jesse Quinn (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Citizenship (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Sean H. Wang
Extended deadline: 31 March 2017
The Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) at the University of Aberdeen is delighted to offer two PhD studentships to start in September 2017. The studentships will include home/overseas fees and a full stipend of £14,539 per annum.
We welcome applicants from anthropology, cultural and literary studies, education, history, legal theory and socio-legal studies, philosophy, politics, religious studies, sociology and theology.
GRANTS: CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS
DEADLINE: All proposals must be received no later than April 1, 2017.
Call for proposals
International conference: « The Right to the City in the South, everyday urban experience and rationalities of government »
University Paris Diderot, CESSMA, 15-16-17 November 2017
This conference is part of a research project on the Right to the City hosted since 2013 by CESSMA (Centre d’Etudes en Sciences Sociales sur les Mondes Africains, Américains et Asiatiques) by research collective Dalvaa.The project is funded by Ville de Paris as part of their « Emergences » initiatives.