Science, Sex and Scandal! Joseph Banks’ early career through the headlines

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
January 25, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies

Date and Time: 25 January 2022 | 5.15pm - 6.30pm

Call for Papers: Luso/Hispanophone Caucus of the African Literature Association (LHCALA)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2021
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities

 

At its 47th Annual Conference (May 18-21, 2022, Online), the African Literature Association (ALA) proposes to explore the complex ways in which adversity impacts creative expression in a diversity of contexts.

Latest Issue of History & Memory: Studies in Representation of the Past

Type: 
Journal
Location: 
Israel
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, European History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

The latest issue of History & Memory , Vol. 33, no. 2 (2021) is available online. 

Research Seminar: "Cultural Encounters in English-Speaking Societies"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 20, 2021
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Social History / Studies

This series of events is mainly intended for Master's students wishing to take the French national selective examination to become secondary-school teachers in English ( CAPES). The exam syllabus covers five themes, two of which are changed every year. This second event will take place on 1 March 2022 and will be devoted to the newly chosen CAPES theme: 'rencontres avec d'autres cultures'. Each session includes: a presentation of the theme, a focus on methodology, the intervention of one or two external speakers and one of two local speakers.

Call for Papers: The Future of the Dutch Colonial Past (Amsterdam University Press, 2022)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 11, 2021 to December 1, 2021
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Slavery, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, World History / Studies

Call for Papers: 

Virtual Event on the Political Thought of Thomas Spence: Beyond Poverty and Empire

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 16, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Biography, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Intellectual History, Political History / Studies

The Political Thought of Thomas Spence:
Beyond Poverty and Empire

Paul Kramer: "The Weight of the World - Transnational History as Critical Social Thought" (online, Friday Nov. 19th, 3-4:30pm EST)

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 19, 2021
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, World History / Studies, Research and Methodology

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Rutgers Nation and Empire Working Group for an online lecture and Q&A with Dr. Paul Kramer, “The Weight of the World: Transnational History as Critical Social Thought”.

CFP: Unjust Philologies in the "Modern" University (Deadline: November 30 2021; ACLA June 15-18 2022, Taipei)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2021
Location: 
Taiwan
Subject Fields: 
Classical Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, German History / Studies, Intellectual History, Literature

In this seminar, we wish to examine how people of different positionalities vis-à-vis the ‘center’ and ‘peripheries’ of modern research universities, practice comparative literary studies within institutions which, from the start, were built upon the logic of exclusion and exclusionary tactics.  The “modern university” stands in a long tradition of colonial and racialized traditions of knowledge-making which purported to be secular and universalizable.

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