Cfp: Human Rights Work and Transnational Legal Activism: Limits and Potential

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 20, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Law and Legal History, Social Sciences, Sociology, Human Rights
Dear all,
Please find a CFP for the workshop "Human Rights Work and Transnational Legal Activism: Limits and Potential"
Best wishes,
deniz yonucu, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
 
Human Rights Work and Transnational Legal Activism: Limits and Potential
 February 8 and 9, 2019
 
International human rights laws and bodies have been one of the key sites of the struggle against state crimes and human rights abuses in the post-

Irish Anthropology Annual Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 21, 2018 to September 22, 2018
Location: 
Ireland {Republic}
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Area Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology

Dear all

the annual Anthropological Association of Ireland conference takes place this week at University College Cork. The two day conference starts at 11 AM sharp on Friday 21st, registration will open at 10:30. Certificates of attendance available.

Last Call for Nomination for 2019 J.I. Staley Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
September 1, 2018 to October 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Humanities

The School for Advanced Research is currently taking nominations for the 2019 J.I. Staley Prize for a book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship and writing in anthropology.  Deadline for submissions is October 1, 2018

The award recognizes innovative works that go beyond traditional frontiers and dominant schools of thought in anthropology and add new dimensions to our understanding of the human species. It honors books that cross subdisciplinary boundaries within anthropology and reach out in new and expanded interdisciplinary directions.

The deadline has been extended by popular demand - you can submit your papers for PRAXES OF POPULAR CULTURE by OCTOBER 10, 2018!

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 20, 2018 to October 10, 2018
Location: 
Croatia
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, Humanities
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation

ART, PHILOSOPHY AND NATURE, EAST AND WEST (second call)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 6, 2018
Location: 
------------------, France
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography

For the International Congress of Asian Studies, in Leiden - 11th-19th July 2019 - we are inviting 3 to 4 scholars to make a contribution and examine how societal attitudes to nature, considered – or not– as the property of man (the Anthropocene) are expressed in philosophy and art in Asia and Europe and how the concept of ha

GRAPHIC STORYTELLNG IN INDIA: A SYMPOSIUM

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
October 14, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies

In the last couple of decades, comic books and graphic novels have become a part of academic discourse—either as university curricula, or emergent areas for research in humanities and social sciences; or as production sites of multiple art practices. As a result, we have seen several mainstream publishers coming to the fray, comics’ collectives being born, and graphic novels sharing shelf-space with bestsellers and popular titles. This symposium aims to take stock of the state of graphic storytelling in India.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 10 September - 17 September

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
September 17, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 10 September 2018 to 17 September 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.

Conference: Archiving Feminist Futures – Temporality and Gender in Cultural Analysis

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 1, 2018 to November 3, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The conference “Archiving Feminist Futures. Temporality and Gender in Cultural Analysis” builds on current debates around “feminist futures” and “queer temporalities”, which analyze time from an intersectional perspective. Here, time is regarded as a gendered phenomenon thus also referring to the nexus of “time and the other” (Fabian 2002). How are time and temporality being practiced, narrated, placed, and made tangible?

CfP: Tracing the Agency of Sound

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 8, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Anthropology, European History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Research and Methodology

What

In historical research, sound has been increasingly recognized as an important aspect of the human expe­rience, the analysis of which allows insights into structures of sensation, emotion, knowledge and power. Nevertheless, sound in such investigations often appears as a mere layer of information.

Conference on African Studies: Recovering, digitizing and practicalizing Africa’s Indigenous Knowledge.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2019
Location: 
Kenya
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Linguistics, Environmental History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities

Following broadly defined and multi-purpose transdisciplinary approaches to areal studies, the African Studies Research Center, Kisii is holding its first international conference focusing on four largely circumscribed thematic research areas under the theme of “Recovering, digitizing and practicalizing Africa Indigenous Knowledge”.

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