Conference Program: "Imperial Reverb: Exploring the Postcolonies of Communism" (Princeton, May 13-15, 2016)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 13, 2016 to May 15, 2016
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Anthropology, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Social History / Studies

PRINCETON CONJUNCTION 2016  •  AN ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

IMPERIAL REVERB: Exploring the Postcolonies of Communism

https://imperialreverb.princeton.edu

May 13-15, 2016  •  120 Lewis Library

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

FRIDAY, May 13, 2016

10.00 – 12.30                  PANEL I: PROVINCIALIZING THE POSTCOLONIAL

Chair: EKATERINA PRAVILOVA (Princeton University)

The Liliana Sauter Lecture: "Twenty-Five Years Into the Intersex Patient Rights Movement, Why Aren't We Done?"

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 18, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Human Rights, Public Health, Social Sciences

In this lecture, writer and activist Alice Dreger explores the world of patient rights. “The Intersex Patient Rights Movement has been trying for over twenty-five years to stop pediatric genital surgeries that are motivated not by medical necessity but by social norms around sex and gender. We have also more recently tried to stop prospective parents of intersex children from being deceived about the safety and efficacy of a prenatal drug intervention aimed at preventing intersex genital development.

Academic Participation in The 10th Iran International Documentary Film Festival (Tehran, Iran, 4–11 December 2016)

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 4, 2016 to December 11, 2016
Location: 
Iran
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Digital Humanities, Italian History / Studies

Hands-on Cinema Verite

Academic Participation in The 10th Iran International Documentary Film Festival (Tehran, Iran, 4–11 December 2016)

The Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies (IPGS) program at the Oklahoma State University is presenting its first Hands-on Cinema Verite, an academic visiting program for participation in the 10th edition of Iran International Documentary Film Festival which will be held from 4-11 December 2016 in Tehran, Iran.

Deadline May 14 for early registration: "Wonder and the Natural World" international conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 14, 2016
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Religious Studies and Theology, Philosophy

Early registration ends soon! Go to the registration page at www.go.iu.edu/R9a to register for the conference and reserve accommodations.

 

CSRES International Conference: “Wonder & the Natural World,” June 20-23, 2016, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Urbanities Special Issue: Emerging Social Practices in Urban Space: The Case of Madrid.

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Digital Humanities, Social Sciences, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Urban History / Studies
 
As co-Editor with Italo Pardo, I am pleased to announce that the new Issue of Urbanities (Vol 6 No 1 May 2016) is now out and available at: http://www.anthrojournal-urbanities.com/journal-issues/all-volumes-and-issues/ This is a Special Issue, guest edited by Fernando Monge on Emerging Social Practices in Urban Space: The Case of Madrid.
 
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2017-18 Fellowship Award Announcement

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
November 1, 2016
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology

Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites between 20 and 25 scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue their own research. The School welcomes applications in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology and anthropology. It encourages social scientific work with an historical and humanistic bent and also entertains applications in history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature and linguistics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at time of application.

Conference: The Heritage of Displacement. Forced Migration in the Mediterranean through History

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 14, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

17TH ANNUAL CAMBRIDGE HERITAGE RESEARCH GROUP SEMINAR

Throughout history forced mass movements of people have created heritage, at the time
and retrospectively. Sites left behind are reused or fall into ruin, objects are taken on
journeys, cultural practices are introduced into new environments. Later, return may be
attempted in various way, through repatriation for instance. In this symposium we will

“Emergent Culture” Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 16, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sociology

6th midterm Conference of the European Sociological Association’s

Research Network Sociology of Culture (RN7)

16-18 November 2016, Exeter, United Kingdom

CALL FOR PAPERS:

“Emergent Culture”

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