Uncertainty and Risk in America: (Un)Stable Histories from the Late Colonial Period to the “Gilded Age”

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
June 30, 2016 to July 2, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Notions of uncertainty and risk have been constant companions of humans across time and space. People have associated these concepts with a wide variety of events ranging from natural disasters to violent revolts and from stock market crashes to the assassination of presidents. Whether constructed as God-given fate or human failure, the destruction of material infrastructure or the social cohesion of a community has always had a productive dimension. As the American economist Frank H.

Lecture: "Washington's Second Revolution" by Pulitzer recipient Ed Larson

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 8, 2015
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Government and Public Service, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies

SEWHA 2016: Frauds, Deceptions and Manipulations-- and their Consequences--in World Historical Perspective

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2015
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Area Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, History Education, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

The Southeast World History Association (SEWHA) announces its 2016 conference and annual meeting, taking place April 1-2, 2016, at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Conference Theme: Frauds, Deceptions and Manipulations--and their Consequences--in World Historical Perspective

Teaching Theme:  World History Throughout the Curriculum

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on Maharashtra: Culture and Society - ICMCS; THEME: Place and Space in Maharashtra, From 8th to 10th January, 2016 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 8, 2016 to January 10, 2016
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

on Maharashtra: Culture and Society - ICMCS

8th to 10th January, 2016

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

 

THEME: Place and Space in Maharashtra

CALL FOR PAPERS-ALERT-Last Date for Abstract Submission: 15th October, 2015

Call for Submissions for Mini-Conference “Decolonial Options for the Social Science”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 31, 2015
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Submissions for Mini-Conference “Decolonial Options for the Social Science”

Corresponding Organizer:
Alexander I. Stingl
email: nomadicscholarship@gmail.com

Individual panel organizers/presiders in the mini-conference include, among others Manuela Boatcă, Julian Go, Nicholas Rowland, Ashley Hance, Amit Prasad, and Sabrina M. Weiss.

A total of eight sessions is planned, tentatively on the following topics:

1.     Colonial Heritage and Education   

Call for Papers: “Unlearning Cold War Narratives: Toward Alternative Understandings of the Cold War World,” National University of Singapore, Singapore, 27-28 May 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2015
Location: 
Singapore
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Local History, Social History / Studies

Call for Papers: “Unlearning Cold War Narratives: Toward Alternative Understandings of the Cold War World,” National University of Singapore, Singapore, 27-28 May 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Traversea Journal of Transatlantic History Volume 5

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2015
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

Traversea, a peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal is dedicated to the publication of research in transatlantic history. Transatlantic history pertains to the interconnectedness of human experience and cross-cultural encounters of Europe, Africa, and the Americas (North and South) from 1500 to the present. It is inherently interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative in approach and moves beyond the boundaries imposed by the concept of the nation state.

 

10th Soas Palestine Society Annual Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 17, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Political Science, Sociology

Dear Friends,

 

Please find below the information and timetable of the upcoming 10th Annual Conference of the SOAS Palestine Society Conference. We would like to invite you all to join us for two days of discussion and debate on the political realities of contemporary Israeli Society. Finally, we would also like to encourage you all to book your tickets in advance at: http://soasunion.org/ents/event/552/

 

In Solidarity,

 

The Conference Organising Team

 

10th Soas Palestine Society Annual Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 17, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Political Science, Sociology

Dear Friends,

 

Please find below the information and timetable of the upcoming 10th Annual Conference of the SOAS Palestine Society Conference. We would like to invite you all to join us for two days of discussion and debate on the political realities of contemporary Israeli Society. Finally, we would also like to encourage you all to book your tickets in advance at: http://soasunion.org/ents/event/552/

 

In Solidarity,

 

The Conference Organising Team

 

Bourdieu and Islam

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2015 to April 15, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Sociology

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Bourdieu and Islam

 

Terry Rey and Khalid Blankinship (editors)

 

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