Call for papers - Special issue of China Perspectives - 'Ordinary Chinese spaces in urban Africa'

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 31, 2018
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Chinese History / Studies, Geography, Urban Design and Planning
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Call for abstracts for a special issue of China Perspectives

Publication Opportunity with ABC-Clio

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
May 21, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Geography, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Sociology

Hello!  I am seeking authors for the following chapters in an encyclopedia project for the ABC-Clio, a two volume encyclopedia of the Americas.  There is some pay, but more significant is the publication that is better than than the average encyclopedia entry.  The countries that need authors are Peru, Nicaragua, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic.  Please contact me, Kim Morse (kim.morse@washburn.edu), as soon as possible if interested.  Thank you!

The First Annual Jan Vansina Lecture

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
September 21, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Archaeology, Anthropology

In memory of Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa, the University of Wisconsin-Madison African Studies Program announces the first annual Jan Vansina Lecture. Please join us on September 21-22, 2018 to celebrate the life of the beloved professor emeritus.

Featuring Nancy Hunt, Steven Feierman, and Jacob Sabakinu Kivilu, the lecture on Friday, September 21 (4:00PM) will be followed by dinner and the opportunity to share memories of Jan (7:00PM).

Fractured Paradigms: Rethinking the Study of American Jews, 2018 Biennial Scholars’ Conference on American Jewish History

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 17, 2018 to June 19, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Anthropology, Humanities, Jewish History / Studies

The 2018 Biennial Scholars’ Conference on American Jewish History offers an occasion to reflect on the state of our field. Which narratives, temporal frameworks, and spatial boundaries serve as its controlling paradigms? How and why have these paradigms experienced fracture, disruption, or revision?

International Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia (CoGen 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 12, 2018 to November 14, 2018
Location: 
Malaysia
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Asian History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies

International Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia (CoGen 2018)

CFP: AAIHS Panels on Global African American Popular & Material Cultures

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 10, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Intellectual History, Literature, Anthropology

As members of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) we are organizing two panels for the AAIHS 4th Annual Conference to be held at the University of Michigan, March 22-23, 2019.

8 “Predoc” scholarships for the preparation of a doctoral dissertation project

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Linguistics, Philosophy

Starting October 1st, 2018, the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne, the graduate school of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne, offers 8 “Predoc” scholarshipsfor the preparation of a doctoral dissertation project, each of € 1.103 per month and for a time period of six months.

Call for SLACA Book Prize Submissions

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Mexican History / Studies

The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA), a section of the American Anthropological Association, announces the opening of its annual book prize competition. The prize aims to recognize distinguished anthropological work that advances the understanding of the Americas in innovative and potentially transformative ways.
The award will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Jose, CA November 14-18, 2018. A cash prizeof $1,000 accompanies the award.

Postdoc and PhD positions: Universal Health Coverage and the Public Good in Africa

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
September 1, 2018 to September 1, 2021
Location: 
Norway
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology
 
Dear colleagues,
 
Two positions (PhD and postdoc) are available for anthropologists or African studies scholars, within a new ERC-funded project, “Universal Health Coverage and the Publi

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