Global Sixties:Transnational Connectivity and Global Consciousness

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2018 to December 1, 2018
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Humanities, Contemporary History, Area Studies

 

Global Sixties: Transnational Connectivity and Global Consciousness

 

INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL STUDIES
SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY
CHINA

 

50 Years After the Revolution: New Perspectives on 1968

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies

From Morningside Heights to Mexico City, Czechoslovakia to China, Paris to Tokyo, in 1968, a year-long crisis linked world communities in a unique and epochal series of dramatic confrontations.

The repercussions are still being felt.

Brazil and Latin America: Britain and Latin America: Political, Economic, Social, Cultural and Intellectual Relations

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 16, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Diplomacy and International Relations, Intellectual History, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political History / Studies

 

In 2010 Leslie Bethell wrote a provocative essay in the Journal of Latin America Studies entitled ''Brazil and Latin America''. In raising the question ''Is Brazil part of Latin America?” the essay generated, and continues to generate, considerable debate. The conference aims to explore further the theme of Brazil’s relationship with the rest of Latin America, past and present. 

Society for the History of Technology Conference: Panel on Protective Technologies in 20th century Warfare

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 28, 2018
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Environmental History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, World History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

I am a historian of Britain in WW2, having published widely in the area of gender history, labour history and the history of technology in this period. I am looking for one paper and a commentator to join a panel I am proposing at the Society for the History of Technology Conference in St Louis, MO, October 11-14, 2018. The paper I am proposing focuses on the plans that the British government developed in their attempt to suppress dust in British coalmines in the Second World War.

Historical Perspectives on Public-Private Partnerships (AHA 2019) (CFP Reminder; Deadline 3/30/18)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 30, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Contemporary History, Government and Public Service, Law and Legal History, Management and Leadership Studies

This is a reminder of a previously-announced call for proposals for a National History Center-sponsored panel on Historical Perspectives on Public-Private Partnerships, to be held as part of the program of the 133rd Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (January 3-6, 2019, Chicago, IL)

Visions of African Unity (1930s – 2018)

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
May 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Diplomacy and International Relations

55 years ago, on 25 May 1963, the leaders of 32 African countries signed the charter of the Organisation of African Unity at Addis Ababa. This institution enshrined a revolutionary vision of continental unity which in many ways challenged previous ideas on African post-colonial political and economic order. The OAU also brought about the establishment of bodies which allowed its members to create connections and synergies aimed at the further liberation and unification of the continent (e.g.

Japan Studies Association’s faculty enhancement workshop: Living With Godzilla: Challenge, Tribulation, Resilience, and Transformation in Heisei Japan

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 23, 2018
Location: 
Arkansas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Military History, Cultural History / Studies

Japan Studies Association’s faculty enhancement workshop:

Living With Godzilla: Challenge, Tribulation, Resilience, and Transformation in Heisei Japan

Hosted by Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, April 12-14, 2018

Registration deadline: March 23, 2018

Call For Papers: The Conference on Illinois History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 4, 2018 to October 5, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Political History / Studies
The Conference on Illinois History is accepting paper or panel proposals on any aspect of Illinois’s history, culture, politics, geography, or archaeology. The Conference especially welcomes submissions exploring the upcoming bicentennial of statehood.

NORTHEAST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION-- CFP for "BELIEF" AREA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 20, 2018
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Contemporary History, Digital Humanities, Religious Studies and Theology

The "BELIEF" area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association is now soliciting papers for its annual conference at Worcest State College in Worcester MA on October 19-20, 2018.  The area "BELIEF" covers a wide range of fields and methodologies and accepts proposals that address all dimensions of <belief>.  Some general themes to consider for proposals:

Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 25, 2018
Location: 
Iceland
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Political Science, Nationalism History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Contemporary History

Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger

​​International Conference, 19-20 October 2018, University of Iceland.

The EDDA Research Center in Critical Contemporary Research at the University of Iceland invites proposals for an international conference—to be held in Reykjavik on 19–20 October 2018—on emergency politics from historical and contemporary perspectives. It aims to bring together scholars in diverse academic fields and working within different thematic and national paradigms to explore “states of exception.”

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