Migrant Knowledges: Concepts, Voices, Spaces

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 5, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Demographic History / Studies, Anthropology

Migrant Knowledges: Concepts, Voices, Spaces

 

Call for papers

 

April 20-21, 2018

Workshop at GHI West, UC Berkeley

Convener: GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC

 

Seminar Langarts 2018: Art and bodily, vital experience, a comparison between the arts in a Western /Eastern perspective

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
January 12, 2018 to December 14, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Philosophy, Dance and History of Dance, Asian History / Studies, Anthropology

 

Concept

CfA: Reenactment Case Studies: Global Perspectives on Experiential History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Nationalism History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Public History, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

There is growing consensus that historical reenactment embraces a wide range of forms – including live action role play, living history, historical reality TV and film, gaming, performance art, theater, historically-informed music performance, experimental archeology, pilgrimage, and battle reenactment. Reenactment practices and forms share a concern with authenticity, embodiment, affect, the performative and subjective. It might be argued that reenactment exemplifies a transnational form of popular historical knowledge making, representation and commemoration.

Announcing Journal of West African History, Volume III, Issue II

Type: 
Journal
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Social Sciences, Slavery

Announcing Journal of West African History, Volume III, Issue II

Founding Editor-in-Chief: Nwando Achebe
Associate Editors: Hilary Jones and John Thabiti Willis
Book Review Editor: Harry Odamtten

 

Volume III, Issue II, NOW AVAILABLE!

http://msupress.org/journals/issue/?id=50-21D-621

 

Tour of Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology Archives and Ethnological Collection during AHA

Type: 
Event
Date: 
January 5, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Indigenous Studies

During AHA this year, we'd like to offer a behind-the-scenes tour for interested historians (our second biggest academic user group!) of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's Department of Anthropology collections and National Anthropological Archives at the museum’s off-site storage site, the Museum Support Center, in Suitland, Maryland.  This tour will be held on Friday, Jan. 5th, from 2:30-4:30 pm, and is open to 20 participants.  Please RSVP to Caitlin Haynes, NAA Reference Archivist at haynesce@si.edu by Dec.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 11 December - 18 December

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
December 18, 2017
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Architecture and Architectural History
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 December 2017 to 18 December 2017. 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.

Bodies That Eat, Bodies That Drink. Biocultural Approaches to Nutrition, Incorporation and Commensality. 11th International Symposium of CORPUS

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 20, 2018
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Public Health, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The theme of 11th International Symposium of CORPUS will be “Bodies that eat, bodies that drink. Biocultural approaches to nutrition, incorporation and commensality”.

Consequently, we invite researchers (anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, philosophers, physicians, psychologists, sociologists, etc.) interested in the bodies that eat and drink to participate at this meeting, especially considering one of the following themes:

Critical Disaster Studies conference at New York University

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 8, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Geography
Call for Papers:
Critical Disaster Studies
 
New York University
Gallatin School for Individualized Study

CFP - Graduate Student Conference - "Ethics and social engagement of researchers: questioning research practices in the social sciences and humanities"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 1, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences, Ethnic History / Studies

 

Ethics and social engagement of researchers: questioning research practices in the social sciences and humanities

CFP for Panel at RMCLAS: Law and Lawlessness under Authoritarianism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2017 to December 29, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Anthropology, Political History / Studies

I'm pleased to announce a panel for the upcoming meeting of the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies (RMCLAS), to be held April 4-7, 2018, in Reno, Nevada. 

The panel is titled "Law and Lawlessness under Authoritarianism," and we are currently soliciting proposals for papers that explore the functioning and/or non-functioning of the law and government institutions during authoritarian regimes in Latin America over the twentieth century. We welcome proposals covering any geographic region/scope and from any discipline.

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