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CfP: "Wirtschaften. Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven" - The 41st Deutschen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde (dgv) Congress from Sept. 20-23, 2017, Marburg (Germany)

Wirtschaften. Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven

The 41st Deutschen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde (dgv) Congress
from 20th to 23th September 2017, Marburg (Germany)

Call for Papers

"Wirtschaften" is a key topic of cultural anthropology. The German concept of Wirtschaften is broader than possible direct translations, e.g. "to keep house", "to economize" or "to make a living."

Grant opportunities for research on victorian periodicals

The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals has created a large number of grants and fellowships for research on victorian periodicals.  There is a real opportunity for folklore research here. Please see below for more information.  NB: I am passing this CFP along for a friend, but I don't have any further information on it.  If you need more information, please contact the email Joanne Shattock, RSVP President, at president@rs4vp.org.

Bequest Vastly Expands Support for Study of 19th Century

Conference on Linguistic and Cultural Revitalization, American Philosophical Society

“Translating Across Space and Time” is an international conference hosted by the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, PA from October 13-15, 2016 and co-sponsored by the Penn Humanities Forum.  The three-day conference will bring together a range of scholars, practitioners, and community leaders to discuss the ways archival collections and scholarly fieldwork can help preserve and revitalize endangered languages and cultural practices in indigenous communities throughout North America.