Call for papers - Famines in Ireland before 1845 and after 1852

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2018
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

The Great Hunger of 1845 to 1852 has cast a long shadow over the subsequent history of Ireland and its diaspora. Since 1995, there has been a renewed interest in studying this event, by scholars, students, archeologists, artists, musicians, folklorists etc.  This interest shows no sign of abating. New research, methodologies and approaches have greatly added to our understanding of the causes, impact and legacies of this tragedy.

Dr Anna Beer: 'Ocean's Love: Sir Walter Ralegh and the Sea'

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
October 23, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Maritime History / Studies, British History / Studies

Join us for a free talk in central London on Sir Walter Ralegh by historian Dr Anna Beer. All are welcome and there is no need to book. 

Our first Maritime History & Culture Seminar of 2018/19 reflects on Ralegh as we approach the 400th anniversary of his execution.  

Popular Culture and the Deep Past 2019: Fairies and the Fantastic

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 22, 2019 to February 23, 2019
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, British History / Studies, European History / Studies, Literature, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the Ohio State University invites abstracts and panel proposals on the topic of Fairies and the Fantastic.  The submission deadline is October 31, 2018.  In the Prologue to Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Tale, the narrator reminisces about a time when the land was full of fairies and the Elf Queen danced merrily on the green.  In the centuries since Chaucer, fairies, far from disappearing, have lived on in the popular imagination and its creations.  This conference is especially interested in Fairies and the Fantastic in

Manpower and the Armies of the British Empire in Two World Wars (8-9 November 2018)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 8, 2018 to November 9, 2018
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Australian and New Zealand History / Studies, British History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Military History, Contemporary History

The program for the Royal Military College’s history symposium, Manpower and the Armies of the British Empire in Two World Wars (8-9 November 2018) is set and we have a great schedule lined up this year! See below for details.

Call for Papers for Special Issue on "Heraldry and Coats of Arms"; Deadline: 15 October 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 15, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Archival Science, British History / Studies, Classical Studies

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Genealogy is a scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal in our field, produced by international academic publishers MDPI (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/genealogy). Dr Bruce Durie is one of the Founding Editorial Board members, and has agreed to edit a Special Issue: Heraldry and Coats of Arms.

Abigail Coppins: 'The Revolution comes to Hampshire: Black Revolutionaries in an English Castle, 1796-1800'

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
November 6, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies

Join us for a free Black History talk in central London. All are welcome and there is no need to book.

Historian and archaeologist Abigail Coppins will explain how over 2,000 black and mixed-race soldiers came to be imprisoned in Hampshire during the 1790s. Her research is based on an exciting new exhibition now on at Portchester Castle (English Heritage) that tells their fascinating stories.

A Global History of Free Ports: The Development of European Political Economy in the Atlantic and Asia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 6, 2019 to June 7, 2019
Location: 
Finland
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, French History / Studies, Intellectual History, Asian History / Studies

The history of free ports research network is organising a number of conferences in the next years, in order to work towards a standard publication and interactive research platform for the history of free ports from the 16th to the early 20th century.

ACLA 2019: Aestheticism and Decadence in Comparative Contexts: Criticism, Philosophy, Politics

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 20, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Modern European History / Studies, Literature, World History / Studies, British History / Studies

My co-organizers and I seek proposals for a seminar on Aestheticism and Decadence in Comparative Contexts at the ACLA Annual Meeting, March 7-10, 2019, at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.  

Portrayals of the Bride in Screen, Stage and Literary Productions, and Pop Culture Narratives

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies

To whatever degree, every culture in the world is different to all others. Yet one figure that consistently features in almost every culture is the bride.

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