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Journal of the History of Ideas seeks new co-executive editor

The Journal of the History of Ideas seeks a new co-executive editor to join its editorial team.  Since its inception in 1940, the JHI has published work in intellectual history that is of common interest to scholars and students in a wide range of fields and disciplines.  The Journal is committed to encouraging diversity in themes, regional coverage, chronological range, methodological approaches, and authorship.  The successful candidate should be committed to fostering these goals.  Discipline, period, and approach are open, but she or he should offer strengths that c

Nominations and Self-Nominations Sought for the Position of Director at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck Institute, Italy

The Max Planck Society and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (KHI) invite nominations, including self-nominations, for a director, who will lead a research department with a unique, innovative and long-term research program in art history or related fields. 

Call for Papers: Temporality and Material Culture under Socialism

Call for Papers
Conference: Temporality and Material Culture under Socialism
Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, 1–2 July 2021

Deadline: 16 April 2021

This conference focuses on the relationship between temporality and material culture in twentieth-century socialist regimes. We are primarily interested in looking at case studies from the USSR and Europe, but also from other geographical contexts such as Asia, Latin America, and Africa, especially from a comparative perspective.