On the 20th of March 2015 the Center for International Research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences (CIRHUS, New York University) welcomed scholars from various disciplines to explore the connections between 19th-century periodical literature and the refinement of social observation. Between 1830 and 1850, literary pieces on cultural manners, social types and societal developments experienced major success in Europe and beyond. These “panoramic” (W.
We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Anthropology in Action has been published by Berghahn Journals. This special issue is titled “Negotiating Care in Uncertain Settings and Looking Beneath the Surface of Health Governance Projects” and the articles encourage us to look at the social relations and biopolitics of encounters between patients, medical professionals, medical institutions and the state and to carefully interrogate shifts in the distribution of responsibility for healthcare and all it entails.
The Third Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’
Palazzo Bernardini, Lucca,Tuscany, Italy
19 – 20 June 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15 May 2015
The loss of government funding for Higher Education (HE) and steep increase in student fees in 2012 has led to accelerated change in English universities. The post-Browne review era has inaugurated intense processes of change within institutions and new practices and discourses shaping academic life on a day-to-day level.