Call for Papers: Transcending the Nostalgic - Deindustrialised Landscapes across Europe

In the current political atmosphere of Western society there has been a desire to re-establish industrial and manufacturing entities within their countries (The Economist 2013). In the UK, the outcome of the Brexit referendum showed how successful had been the appeal to ‘take back control’ as a way to shelter against global change. The image of the closed-down mine or empty factory was displayed prominently within these discussions.

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Research Grants, 2018-2019

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

Application deadline: February 1, 2018.

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-five major cultural agencies, will offer at least twenty awards in 2018-2019. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Graduate students, faculty, and independent researchers are welcome to apply.

2018 JDC Archives Fellowship Program

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its 2018 fellowship program. In 2018, 6 fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem.

New Issue: Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society (Vol. 9, Issue 2)

Dear Colleague,

The articles in this issue of Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society provide insight into the role of multimodal designs for learning, examine how digital media interacts with collective memories and teaching practices, and, ultimately, explore perceptions of society as constituted and conveyed in processes of learning and educational media.

Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships, 2018-2019

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2018-2019. The first deadline, for MHS-NEH fellowships, is January 15. Start your application and mark your calendar with the deadlines below!

Canadian Society for Italian Studies 2018 Annual Conference, Ottawa - General Call for Sessions

Dear Colleagues,

Please consider submitting a Session Proposal for the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, May 11-13, 2018, The University of Ottawa - Ottawa, Ontario

Click here to download the session/paper submission forms in PDF format:

CfP: Circulating across Europe? Transgressive Narratives about the Past (Aug 28-29, 2018), Harvard University

Circulating across Europe? Transgressive Narratives about the Past
Workshop at Harvard University
28-29 August 2018
Convenors: Dr Félix Krawatzek and Dr George Soroka

In recent years, scholars have increasingly come to challenge the reductionist view of a Europe conceived primarily in terms of East and West. Across a range of disciplines attention has begun to focus on the complex entanglements exhibited between various European subregions,


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