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CFP: Migrations in Mongol Eurasia: People, Ideas, Artifacts / The Hebrew University of Jerusalem International Conference / December 18-20, 2017

International Conference, December 18-20, 2017

Organizers: Michal Biran and Jonathan Brack

The creation, expansion, consolidation, and dissolution of the Mongol Empire (1206-1368) generated a huge amount of human migrations, followed by animals, artifacts, ideas and institutions. The ripples of these movements continued to exert their influence long after the Empire collapsed in the mid- 14th century. This multifaceted and complex array of Eurasian mobtilities will be the focus of our forthcoming conference.

Workshop: 'From Oriens Christianus to the Muslim Near East'

Dear friends,

It is with delight that I write to you in order to announce a call for papers to be delivered at the forthcoming International Workshop:

‘From Oriens Christianus to the Muslim Near East: Theological, Historical and Cultural Cross-pollination in the Eastern Mediterranean of Late Antiquity’.

Session at CAA Annual Conference: Syria Now: Architectural, Artistic, and Cultural Heritage in Peril

College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, February 15 - 18, 2017

Syria Now: Architectural, Artistic, and Cultural Heritage in Peril

Time: Thursday, 02/16/2017: 8:30AM–10:00AM
Location: Hilton Midtown, Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor

Chairs: Jochen Sokoly, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar; Radha Dalal, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

CFP: “Emotions, Death and Dying”-PJHS (Winter 2017)

We are seeking papers on the theme of “Emotions, Death and Dying” for semi-annual scholarly journal, Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (PJHS) (Winter 2017), published by Indiana University Press (Bloomington, USA). Contributors are expected to write on the relationship of death and dying with various emotions such as grief, sorrow, pain, fear and loneliness. We also welcome theoretical and methodological essays on the theme.

Deadline for submitting articles is 1st August 2017.