Call for Book Chapters (Edited Collection): A Reflexive study of the Rituals Associated with Death and Dying (working title)

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
July 17, 2018 to September 30, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Religious Studies and Theology, Social Sciences

The editors wish to put together an interdisciplinary collection of essays that utilize reflexive scholarly inquiry to interrogate cultural responses to death by gathering essays that analyze various aspects of death while at the same time acknowledging that death affects us all. Any study on the topic cannot be decontextualized. We must all necessarily grapple with loss and mortality as we examine cultural responses to death.

10th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization - Maó (Spain)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 17, 2018 to October 30, 2018
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Contemporary History, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Sexuality Studies

10th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization

 

HANDLING THE BODY, TAKING CONTROL: TECHNOLOGIES OF THE GENDERED BODY

 

Institut Menorquí d’Estudis, Maó (Balearic Islands, Spain) 23-25 May 2019

Organized by the Catalan Society for the History of Science

Coordinated by Montserrat Cabré and Teresa Ortiz-Gómez

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS 

 

Textile Ecologies: Environmental Aesthetics and Transmaterial Dynamics of Cloth (CAA New York 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 13, 2019 to February 16, 2019
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

Among the artifacts crafted by humankind, textiles have always held a uniquely interdependent relationship with the environment. Textiles derive from vegetal (linen, cotton), animal (wool, silk) and even mineral origins (as in the case of asbestos fibers).

Reminder: CfA for IJIA 9.2 special issue "Field as Archive / Archive as Field" (deadline: 30 July)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2018 to July 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Geography, Humanities, Social Sciences

Dear list members,

This is just to remind you of the 30 July deadline for the Call for Abstracts on "Field as Archive / Archive as Field," a special journal issue on the theme of the contingencies and errancies affecting fieldwork and archival work in spatially focused research. Please find further details below and feel free to share widely.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA)
Special Issue: Field as Archive / Archive as Field
Thematic volume planned for July 2020

ISRF INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION (ISF5)

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
August 10, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Political Science, Economic History / Studies, Anthropology, Philosophy
The Independent Social Research Foundation wishes to support independent-minded researchers to explore and present original research ideas which take new approaches, and suggest new solutions, to real world social problems.

Materializing relationships: Embodying absent kinships in Japanese child welfare

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
July 26, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies

The Contemporary Japan Group at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science

(ISS, or Shaken), welcomes you to a lecture by

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 2 July - 9 July

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
July 9, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 2 July 2018 to 9 July 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

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