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news from the Clements Center for Southwest Studies

For nearly a quarter-century, the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University has promoted research, publishing, teaching, and public programming in a variety of fields of inquiry related to Texas, the American Southwest, and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.  Central to our mission is the annual sponsorship of four postdoctoral fellows, and we are thus pleased to announce the competition for our 2021-22 cohort.  Please see the descriptions below, while noting two major changes from past application cycles:

ABS Summer Seminar

Dear colleagues,

I hope this email finds you and loved ones healthy and well.

I don't know how many of you are subscribed to the Association for Borderlands Studies listserv so I thought I'd share the following with you. 

ABS is hosting a 2-day Summer Seminar this upcoming week, June 3-5 2020. The program features a strong transnational array of scholars in the field of border studies. 

The event is free but registration is required.

ABS Summer Seminar

Dear colleagues,

I hope this email finds you and loved ones healthy and well.

I don't know how many of you are subscribed to the Association for Borderlands Studies listserv so I thought I'd share the following with you. 

ABS is hosting a 2-day Summer Seminar this upcoming week, June 3-5 2020. The program features a strong transnational array of scholars in the field of border studies. 

The event is free but registration is required.

Call for Articles: The Carpathians - Transnational Perspectives / Transnationale Karpaten (05/15/20)

Spiegelungen: Journal for German Culture and History in South-Eastern Europe
Themed Issue No. 1.21: The Carpathians - Transnational Perspectives

The Carpathians – the mountain range stretching from the Czech Republic through Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, and Romania to Serbia – are an important geographic, economic, and cultural marker in Central and Eastern Europe.

CfP: ‘Comparing the Copperbelt: Social history and knowledge production in Central Africa’, deadline 17 July 2020 (Conference - 11-13 Feb 2021, Oxford, UK)

The project aims to examine the Copperbelt (in both Zambia and the DR
Congo) as a single region divided by a (post-)colonial border, across
which flowed minerals, people and ideas. It analyses how academic
knowledge production (e.g. by the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute and
CEPSI) shaped understanding of Copperbelt societies and it seeks ways to
explore Copperbelt political culture and popular perceptions from a
historical perspective.

This final project conference, held in conjunction with Oxford’s

CFP Extended Deadline: EVERYDAY BORDERS: FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BORDER STUDIES

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
October 28, 2020 - Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
October 29-30, 2020 - Edinburg, Texas, United States
Submission Deadline
May 15, 2020

Direct Questions to:
Dr. Caroline Miles, caroline.miles@utrgv.edu

 

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