13 de Mayo de 2016- Simposio Internacional Las Culturas Mediterráneas y las Representaciones Políticas del Otro en el Siglo XX. Universitat Pompeu Fabra Campus de la Ciutadella Edifici Jaume I

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
May 13, 2016
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Contemporary History, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies

El simposio reflexionará sobre las representaciones políticas del otro. La idea del carácter “político” de la representación lo entendemos de manera amplia, en el sentido que responde a las influencias e intereses de los gobiernos y de sus instituciones, de las organizaciones vinculadas al funcionamiento de la práctica y del sistema políticos —y de los instrumentos de estos—, y de las élites en los diversos ámbitos del poder. 

CFP:Childhood spaces and material culture in Latin America (XIX and XX centuries)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2016
Location: 
Mexico
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

Call for academic papers

“Childhood spaces and material culture in Latin America (XIX and XX centuries)”

 

Processing Historical Traumas after 1945: Legacies and Representations of War and Dictatorship in Post-War Hungary and in Eastern Europe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 29, 2016 to May 31, 2016
Location: 
Hungary
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Film and Film History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

The Hungarian Historical Review invites submissions for its second issue in 2017, the theme of which will be ‘Processing Historical Traumas: Legacies and Representations of War and Dictatorship in Post-War Hungary’

Special issue editor: Balázs Apor (Trinity College Dublin)

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 31 May 2016.

Beyond Text in the Digital Age? Oral History, Images and the Written Word

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 8, 2016 to July 9, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Oral History, Public History, Digital Humanities, Contemporary History

For many years the standard practice of transcribing or summarising oral history interviews meant that they were rarely heard. However, digital technologies have changed this and interviews are being listened to once again.

This interdisciplinary conference will investigate the extent to which the written word is redundant in oral history. Papers will showcase innovative uses of oral history, focusing on topics such as social media, ethics in the digital age and archiving.

A tribute to Stephen Ellis

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
June 3, 2016
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Contemporary History, Political History / Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies and Theology

Workshop organized by Solofo Randrianja (Institut d’Études Avancées de Paris), Pierre Boilley (Institut des Mondes AFricains, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Didier Nativel (Université Paris-Diderot) and Samuel Sanchez (IRD).

Estudios de Historia de España Call for Papers - 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 28, 2016 to June 30, 2016
Location: 
Argentina
Subject Fields: 
Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Contemporary History

Estudios de Historia de España, publicación semestral online del Instituto de Historia de España de la Universidad Católica Argentina, convoca a la comunidad académica a presentar sus artículos y reseñas de libros para ser considerados en sus volúmenes XVIII y XIX de 2016. 

CfP International Dissidence - Rule and Resistance in a Globalized World - Frankfurt, March 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Diplomacy and International Relations, Geography, Political Science, Social Sciences

Call for Papers

International Dissidence: Rule and Resistance in a Globalized World

International Conference

 

Frankfurt, 2-4 March 2017

 

Deadline: 1 June 2016.

 

Publisher seeking book ideas and manuscripts

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Political History / Studies, Public Policy, Social Sciences

Praeger Publishing, a leading independent academic publisher based in California, is seeking authors for books on American history, American studies, and contemporary American issues. We are looking either for new book ideas from authors or to discuss in-house book ideas with potential authors. Praeger publishes books with an interest to a broad array of readers, from undergraduate students to interested laypersons, rather than narrow focused books of interest to only a small circle of scholars.

Higher Education, Human Capital Formation, and Professional Structures in Eastern and Western Europe since 1945 (Bucharest)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 20, 2016
Location: 
Romania
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, European History / Studies, History Education

Hosting institutionCenter for Administrative, Cultural and Economic Studies, Faculty for Administration and Business & Faculty of History, University of Bucharest

CFP: 100 Yeas of Peace with Justice: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Human Rights, Religious Studies and Theology

In April 2017, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a leading peace and justice organization, will celebrate its 100th anniversary. To mark this milestone we will host a one-day symposium to showcase cutting-edge scholarship on areas of AFSC work both past and present and to inspire the next generation of research on peace and justice.

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