Reaches of Empire: Historical Archaeology and New - Global - Insights into European Expansion, session at the 25th EAA, Bern, 4-7 September 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2019
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Labor History / Studies

Dear Colleagues, 

you are cordially invited to submit your abstracts for one of the few sessions in Historical Archaeology at the 25th EAA in Bern, Switzerland.

Session: #336

Theme: Global change and archaeology

Session format: Session with keynote speaker and discussion

Title: Reaches of Empire: Historical Archaeology and New - Global - Insights into European Expansion

Content:

Roman Catholic Engagements with Audio-Visual Media around the World (1928-2001). Exploring and Utilizing the OCIC and UNDA archives.

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
December 31, 2024
Subject Fields: 
Religious Studies and Theology, Journalism and Media Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History

The multi-faceted history and development of the Catholic Church’s engagements with audio-visual mass media (radio, cinema, television and group media) throughout the 20th century is a crucial aspect of the Church’s sometimes ambivalent and complex dealings with modernity. During the first decades of the 20th century, the Church was initially reluctant to address audio-visual media issues and left this field wide open to laic initiatives. This led to the establishmentof a good number of different radio and film organisations.

MLA 2020 CFP: Postcolonial Studies, the Environmental Humanities, and the Limits of the Human

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 15, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Race Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

In his 2020 MLA theme description, Simon Gikandi asks for a reflection on the role of the humanities in “defining the nature of the human in the face of what appears to be its diminishment.” This roundtable, cosponsored by the MLA Africa Since 1990 forum and the Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities forum, reframes Gikandi’s provocation

SURREALISMS: 2nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Surrealism (ISSS) 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 29, 2019 to September 1, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

For French and English versions of the CFP, see below.

 

Call for Papers – Encounters and Exchanges: Exploring the History of Science, Technology and Mātauranga (Indigenous Knowledge)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2019 to December 3, 2019
Location: 
New Zealand
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Indigenous Studies, Maritime History / Studies, World History / Studies

The University of Otago and the Tōtaranui 250 Trust announce a conference to take place in Blenheim, New Zealand from 1-3 December 2019 that will explore the global history of science, technology, medicine, and mātauranga (indigenous knowledge).

THE INVENTION OF HUMBOLDT

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 12, 2019 to August 13, 2019
Location: 
Ecuador
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

The image of Humboldt as a towering genius in the wilderness is largely an invention or fabrication.   Humboldt did not invent nature in a flash on the snowy slopes of Chimborazo.  Many of the Prussian aristocrat’s central contentions were derivative or experiential, while others were sharply contested if not flatly rejected, often for good reason.  Recent scholarship suggests that Humboldt’s itineraries, collections, concepts an

Research grants at the Hargrett Library!

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
April 1, 2019
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library advances the research, instructional, and service mission of the University of Georgia by collecting, preserving, and sharing the published and unpublished works that document the history and culture of Georgia.

"Kinship as Critical Idiom in Oceanic Studies" CfP for Atlantic Studies: Global Currents (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Literature, Maritime History / Studies

“Kinship as Critical Idiom in Oceanic Studies”
Special thematic issue of Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
Katharina Fackler and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz, Austria)

Call for Papers (Extended Deadline): "Decoding Difference," 19th Annual Women's and Gender History Symposium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 8 March 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

'Decoding Difference'

Women's and Gender History Symposium 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

8 March, 2019

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