Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops

This page will dynamically gather announcements for Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, Roundtables, Symposia, Summer Programs, and Conference Announcements that have been posted to H-SAWH.  As new networks move into the Commons, the page will expand its criteria to bring related announcements into the collection.

Title Categories Keywords Post date
The Memory Group - The University of Warwick - Forgetting War Workshop memory, history, Art History & Visual Studies 02/09/2018 - 9:47am
Conferencias Caribeñas 21 - Dr James Ackerman, "Orchid Flora in the Greater Antilles” Lecture Maritime History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Pre-Columbian History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, geography, lecture, Institute of Caribbean Studies, Eugenio Santiago Valentín, Humberto García Muñiz, Greater Antilles 02/08/2018 - 3:50pm
Extension: LAGLOBAL Symposium. THE GLOBAL PAST AND FUTURE OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES Conference conference, Extended deadline, Latin American and Caribbean History/Studies, Global and Transnational History 02/08/2018 - 9:15am
MARCH-Spring Historic Preservation Workshops March 2018 Announcement, Workshop historic preservation 02/07/2018 - 5:18pm
5th Annual Polish Jewish Studies Workshop, March 5-6, 2018 Workshop Polish-Jewish Studies, concert, Polish Studies, Polish Jewish History, Music and Music History 02/07/2018 - 1:51pm
Corporeal Restrictions, Embodied Freedoms: Italian Interventions on the Body Conference Cultural History/Studies, body studies, Italian History / Studies, Italian diaspora, Italian American studies, Women's and Gender History/Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Italian Studies, Body and culture, body 02/07/2018 - 11:44am
The 2018 Annual Symposium of the Soyuz Research Network for Postsocialist Cultural Studies CFP, Conference Soyuz symposium 02/07/2018 - 3:54am
Wild Places, Natural Spaces: The 14th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place, University of Mary Washington, April 27-29, 2018 Conference conference, Maritime History / Studies, Environmental History/Studies, Troy R E Paddock 02/06/2018 - 3:48pm
10th Symposium on History of Turkish Sea Trading CFP, Call for Papers, Symposium Maritime History / Studies, maritime history, Naval History/Studies, Ottoman naval history, Mediterranean; intercultural exchange; art and trade, Trade and cultural history, Mediterranean Studies/History, Eastern Mediterranean, history of Levant, M. Sait Türkhan, CFP, call for papers, symposium 02/05/2018 - 6:23pm
ISSF Roundtable 10-8 on China’s Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination ISSF roundtable, ISSF, Roundtable China, hegemony, tributary system, japan, Korea 02/05/2018 - 1:59pm

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H-Net Job Guides 15 January to 12 February

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The University of Texas at Austin - Lecturer of Arabic

Re: Boy (and Girl) Scouts of America

To augment this, you might explore the history of the Baden-Powell Service Association (BPSA), which has always been coed and inclusive since its founding in 2006 in the US. Currently the organization is wrestling with how to maintain its stance as "traditional" scouting based on Baden-Powell's original writings while also maintaining its mission to be coed at all levels, since of course B-P focused his efforts on boys, as well as taking to task the issues of cultural appropriation in the "Indian lore" etc.

Call for Applications: The Open Research Laboratory at Illinois / The Summer Research Laboratory

For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

CFP for MESA 2018 Meeting: "Guiding the Pious-Minded Seekers of Knowledge: Literacy, Education, and Instructing of Sufis and Scholars in Egypt and the Ottoman World, ca.1500-1800 C.E.

Greetings to all: We are seeking 1-2 additional members for a panel under construction for the MESA 2018 meeting in San Antonio, Texas to be held on November 15-18, 2018. Our present panel abstract reads as follows, but might be tweaked to accommodate presentation ideas that fit within the general framework:

Guiding the Pious-Minded Seekers of Knowledge:

Literacy, Education, and Instructing of Sufis and Scholars

in Egypt and the Ottoman World, ca.1500-1800 C.E.

Boy (and Girl) Scouts of America

On October 11, 2017, the Boy Scouts of America announced they would begin accepting girls in their ranks.  The landmark decision came on the heels of previous decisions to reverse longstanding policies on barring gay scouts, 2013, and gay scout leaders, 2014.  All together, the BSA promoted these policy shifts as signs that the organization was evolving, becoming more diverse and inclusive, while continuing to adhere to their own clear-eyed mission of developing all American youth into the right kinds of American citizens.  Well, maybe not all—Atheist children, for instance, remain

CFP for MESA 2018 Meeting: "Guiding the Pious-Minded Seekers of Knowledge: Literacy, Education, and Instructing of Sufis and Scholars in Egypt and the Ottoman World, ca.1500-1800 C.E.

Greetings to all: We are seeking 1-2 additional members for a panel under construction for the MESA 2018 meeting in San Antonio, Texas to be held on November 15-18, 2018. Our present panel abstract reads as follows, but might be tweaked to accommodate presentation ideas that fit within the general framework:

"Guiding the Pious-Minded Seekers of Knowledge: Literacy, Education, and Instructing of Sufis and Scholars in Egypt and the Ottoman World, ca.1500-1800 C.E."

Call for Applicants: Women's Suffrage in the Americas NEH Summer Institute

The National Endowment for the Humanities and Carthage College invite you to apply for a professional development opportunity in women’s history this summer.

Come and explore the remarkably understudied stories of how women in the Americas achieved the suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the interconnecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. 

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