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Call for Applications: Funded Fellowships at the Davis Center, Harvard University

The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies invites applications for postdoctoral and regional fellowships. The 2016-2017 Davis Center Fellows Program will be coordinated by Professors Rawi Abdelal (Harvard Business School) and Justin Weir (Slavic Languages and Literatures). The theme of the program is "Ideas, Ideologies, and Power: Eurasia Past and Present." The Davis Center encourages prospective fellows to interpret the theme broadly and welcomes all applications.

Call for Papers: Anti-Communist Persecutions in the Twentieth Century

Call for papers: “Anti-Communist Persecutions in the 20th century“


Time: April 21-23, 2017,

Place: University of Bern, Switzerland


Organizers: Christian Gerlach (University of Bern), Wendy Goldman (Carnegie Mellon University), Clemens Six (University of Groningen)


CFP: Human Rights after 1945 in the Socialist and Post-Socialist World, 3-5 March 2016, Warsaw

Call for Papers:
Human Rights after 1945 in the Socialist and Post-Socialist World

A collaborative conference between the German Historical Institute and 1989 after 1989, The University of Exeter

Venue: German Historical Institute, Warsaw

Date: March 3-5, 2016

Call for Papers Deadline: 27 November 2015

Con-IH 16 -- Global and International History: The Economic Dimension (March 10-11 @ Harvard)

The organizing committee for the Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History (Con-IH) invites graduate students to submit proposals for its sixteenth annual conference. This year’s theme is the economic dimension in international and global history. The conference will take place at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday March 10 & Friday March 11, 2016.



Gender, Sexuality and Citizenship, Thirteenth Annual Conference in Citizenship Studies

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan, USA

March 31 - April 2, 2016


Conference Keynote: Margot Canaday, Princeton University, author of The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth Century America


Final CfP: Children and War: Past and Present --- Deadline 31 Oct

Children and War: Past and Present

Third international multidisciplinary conference to be held at the University of Salzburg, Austria, on 13-15 July 2016

Organized by the University of Salzburg and the University of Wolverhampton, in association with the UN Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.