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CFP: Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference, University of Warwick, 8-9 June 2018

by Amanda Sciampacone [reposted from H-Sci-Med-Tech]

Call for Papers
Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference

University of Warwick
8–9 June 2018

Keynote Speakers:
Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University)
Richard Hamblyn (Birkbeck, University of London)

Journal Issue ~ Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections

 
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO JOURNAL ISSUE ~ Disability Studies and Ecocriticism: Critical and Creative Intersections
 
by Todd Comer

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Call for Papers – Call for Participation in Two Working Groups on “Descendants of Victims of Nazi Persecution”

The Federal Association Information and Advice for Survivors of Nazi Persecution (Bundesverband Information & Beratung für NS-Verfolgte e.V.) (Federal Association) is calling for participation in two moderator-led working groups on historico-political education and psychosocial issues, respectively, in relation to the work of and to working with descendants of victims of Nazi persecution.

Host a Cohort of Fulbright Visiting Scholars on Your Campus

Are you a U.S. faculty member or university administrator interested in hosting a cohort of junior scholars from Egypt, Lebanon, or Iraq? Take advantage of this unique opportunity to establish relationships with academics at universities abroad and build upon current efforts to internationalize your campus and community. 

Call for Applications: Visiting Fellowships 2018/19

Call for Applications: Visiting Fellowships 2018/19

 

The Center for the History of Global Development at Shanghai University invites applications for fellowships for visiting scholars working on projects related to the history of policies, concepts, practices or debates related to development on local, national, regional or global levels.  

CFP: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery (9/15 deadline)

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.

CFP: "Climate and Health," Remedia series

Originally posted by Lisa Haushofer on H-Sci-Tech-Med [reposted by Amy Hay]

Submissions are invited for a series hosted by the REMEDIA blog on the theme of ‘Climate and Health.’

Blog posts might explore any aspect of the relationship between climate and health, including changing patterns of disease under different climatic conditions, measurements of health and climate, historical conceptions of the climate-sensitive body, and the development of public health measures to estimate and mitigate the impact of climate change on health.

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