CFP Warriors without Weapons: Humanitarian Action in the Spanish Civil War and the Republican Exile

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 5, 2016 to May 15, 2016
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, World History / Studies

Call for Papers 

WARRIORS WITHOUT WEAPONS: 

Humanitarian Action in the Spanish Civil War and the Republican Exile

October 27-28, 2016

Louis Jeantet Auditorium, Geneva

Organisers:

Sébastien Farré (Maison de l’histoire)

Dolores Martín Moruno (iEH2)

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Comedy and the Constitution: The Legacy of Lenny Bruce

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 11, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Film and Film History, Humanities, Jewish History / Studies

The American Studies Program and the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department at Brandeis University are pleased to announce a conference scheduled for October 27-28, 2016, to evaluate the legacy of comedian Lenny Bruce. His corrosive and transgressive satire as well as his boldness in pushing the envelope of the laws of obscenity have made him an iconic figure in American culture.

EXTENDED DEADLINE International Conference / inter: photography and architecture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 25, 2016
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Contemporary History, Digital Humanities, Social Sciences

Modern architecture cannot be altogether understood without the dissemination of its images. The blending between photography and architecture proved to be particularly fruitful in constructing the modern visual discourse. Architects became conscious of the full potential of photography beyond its documentary value, and photographers of architecture —architects themselves occasionally—, shortly became important composers and broadcasters of that narrative.

CfP, The South Slav Journal

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Political Science

Call for Papers:
The South Slav Journal is now soliciting articles related to peoples residing in the countries of the former Yugoslavia from the fields of the arts and humanities, and social sciences. We also accept opinion pieces, and fiction.

We particularly welcome contributions from authors who have resided in any of the republics of the former Yugoslavia, or in neighboring countries.

Understanding China in Contemporary Times

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2016
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Area Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, East Asian History / Studies, Contemporary History

This is an open call to seek papers for an edited volume Understanding China in Contemporary Times, focusing mainly on the changes after 1980s. This edited volume seeks to give an overall understanding on various topics and examine the changes over the years. The broad sub-themes are (but not limited to):

Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector? How did Western Europe and North America cope with the multifaceted structural transformations since the 1970s

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 3, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Economic History / Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies

Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector?  How did Western Europe and North America cope with the multifaceted structural transformations since the 1970s

September 16 - 17, 2016
​(Deadline: March 6, 2016)
Conference at Institute of Contemporary History, Munich - Berlin
Conveners: Sebastian Voigt (IfZ Munich) and Stefan Hördler (GHI Washington), and Howard Brick (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Organized by the Institute of Contemporary History, Munich, and the German Historical Institute, Washington D.C.

Call for Papers: 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party, Special Issue: Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 21, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Contemporary History, Humanities

Call for Papers: 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party

Special issue: Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men

CFP - International Postgraduate Port and Maritime History Conference 14th-15th April 2016 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 29, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Maritime History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Contemporary History, Modern European History / Studies

The study of port cities and their relationship to maritime endeavour and enterprise is a diverse and interdisciplinary practice, which draws on research methods from sociology, anthropology and archaeology, and brings together aspects of social, economic and cultural history. In April 2016, the Centre for Port and Maritime History will hold its first postgraduate conference at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Keynote Speakers:

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