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Recent Discussions

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.

KONF: The Political Uses of Literature (LMU Munich, 5-6 Feb. 2021)

> Can contemporary debates about globalization learn from interwar conversations about literary internationalism?
> To what extent do contemporary critiques of realism (e.g. under the "capitalist realism" label) echo these historical debates?
> Should we try to make a case for literature's political uses (as opposed to its more narrowly ethical uses)?

CfA: Gerd Bucerius History Scholarship (fully-funded MA, CEU)


ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius has generously partnered with Central European University to fund joint scholarships offered to high-achieving students who wish to pursue a one-year or two-year Master’s degree at CEU’s Department of History. 

CFP: Humanities Bulletin, Volume 4, Number 1, May 2021, UK

Humanities Bulletin Journal - Call for papers
Submission Deadline: April 25, 2021
Vol. 4, No. 1 - May, 2021

ISSN 2517-4266

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts.