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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, DIPLOMACY AND VIOLENCE IN THE MEDIEVAL AND MODERN ERAS: TOWARDS A GLOBAL APPROACH

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If diplomacy and violence appear a priori to be contradictory, or even mutually exclusive, it is because the current definitions of these two terms relies on the theorization of diplomatic practices that is taking shape in the modern era. Diplomacy, also called “the art of negotiation,” is increasingly standing out from the other forms of action in international relations to become – at least in theory – the peaceful means par excellence to resolving conflicts between states. 

Cultural Encounters during Global War, 1914-1918: Traces, Spaces, Legacies

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Call for Papers for an interdisciplinary conference on

Cultural Encounters during Global War, 1914-1918:

Traces, Spaces, Legacies

Date:           21 – 23 January 2016

Place:          London, United Kingdom

Convenors:  Dr Santanu Das, King’s College London

                    Prof Andreas Gestrich, German Historical Institute

Luttes coloniales et décoloniales dans la France d'hier et d'aujourd'hui

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Luttes coloniales et décoloniales dans la France d’hier et d’aujourd’hui

Organisé par Anouk Guiné et Sandeep Bakshi

Groupe de Recherche Identités et Cultures (GRIC)

Université du Havre

CFP: Special Issue of Global Food History on Migrant Marketplaces

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Call for Papers: A Special Issue of Global Food History on Migrant Marketplaces

Over the last two decades, historical food studies have developed to articulate food’s central role in the culinary practices and identity constructions of migrant populations.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-French-Colonial: 31 August - 7 September

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 31 August 2015 to  7 September 2015.
See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Northwestern University - Associate/Full Professor, Islam in African Societies
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AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

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