H-Romania is an international interdisciplinary academic network promoting the professional study, criticism, and research of all aspects of Romanian history, politics, culture and society.  It focuses primarily on the countries of Romania and Moldova but also attends to numerous other past and present political, ethnic and social groups, including minorities and diasporas, in terms of their significant connections to present-day Romanian territory.

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CfP: sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture

Call for papers: sITA - studies in History and Theory of Architecture

sITA – studies in History and Theory of Architecture is a peer-reviewed journal, with both online and print versions and ISSNs. It is published annually by the “Sanda Voiculescu” Department of History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation at “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest and covers a wide range of topics related to architectural and urban history and theory, focusing not only on Romania, but also on relevant regional and international issues.

CfP: The European Association for American Studies Conference (Constanta, Romania, 22nd to 25th April, 2016.)

The European Association for American Studies is pleased to announce that its next biennial conference will take place in
Constanta, Romania from 22nd to 25th April, 2016.


As President of the Romanian Association for American Studies (RAAS), it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 EAAS conference in Constanta, Romania.

Call for Applications: 2015 International Neighbourhood Symposium to be held between 23-28 June 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey

The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University will host the 5th International Neighbourhood Symposium (INS) at Heybeliada, near Istanbul between Tuesday, 23 June and Sunday, 28 June 2015.

Toader Popescu
Răzvan Pârâianu

Pârâianu on Popescu, 'Proiectul feroviar românesc (1842-1916)'

Toader Popescu. Proiectul feroviar românesc (1842-1916). Bucharest: Simetria, 2014. Illustrations. 294 pp. n.p. (paper), ISBN 978-973-1872-34-6.

Reviewed by Răzvan Pârâianu (Targu Mures University, Department of History and International Relations)
Published on H-Romania (March, 2015)
Commissioned by R. Chris Davis

Last Stop, Modernity: The Romanian Railway Project