CfA Summer School "Difficult Heritage and Memory in the Making" Aug 1-12, in Lithuania and Belarus

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
August 1, 2016
Location: 
Lithuania
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Local History

Based in Vilnius, Minsk and the transborder region of Lithuania and Belarus, this Summer School is devoted to the heritage of missing ethnic groups in the aftermath of genocide and traumatic population shifts, or heritage of atrocity.

CFP: Conference on Corporatization of Universities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 22, 2016
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Economic History / Studies, Intellectual History, History Education

The California American Studies Association, the Cultural and Public History Association at California State University at Fullerton, and the CSUF Departments of Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, English, and Ethnic Studies together invite proposals for our 2016 conference focusing on recent changes to higher education.

International solidarity movements in the Low Countries during the long twentieth century. New perspectives and themes.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 26, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Human Rights, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

CfP: International solidarity movements in the Low Countries during the long twentieth century. New perspectives and themes.

Cities@SAS: New Researchers in Modern Urban History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Urban History / Studies, Social Sciences, Social History / Studies, Graduate Studies, Contemporary History

Based in the Institute of Historical Research in London (School of Advanced Study [SAS], University of London), the Centre for Metropolitan History is a leading European hub for the study of urban history. The Centre is also a key part of Cities@SAS, a new initiative involving urban studies scholars from across the School. This conference aims to bring together the wide variety of postgraduate students, at the School but also beyond, who work on cities.

KAPSULA Magazine CFP: ANIMALITY

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 4, 2016
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
ANIMALITY

For our next theme, KAPSULA asks writers to consider what it means to be animal, and how the question of the animal resonates in visual art, new media and installation, film, literature, or other creative genres. Writers may choose to address the following topics:

The Smaller European Powers and China in the Cold War, 1949-1989

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 18, 2016
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Contemporary History, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Political History / Studies

Call for Papers

The Smaller European Powers and China in the Cold War, 1949-1989

 

18-19 November 2016, University of Lausanne

Organizers: Sandra Bott, Claude Hauser, Janick Marina Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss

Institute of Political, Historical and International Studies | History Department, University of Lausanne

Department of History and Politics, University of Chichester | Department of Contemporary History, University of Fribourg

 

2ND WORKSHOP ON THE EVOLUTION OF THE RETAIL TRADE IN THE 20TH CENTURY - Social, economic and political perspectives.

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
September 22, 2016
Location: 
Sweden
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Contemporary History, Economic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Social Sciences

CALL FOR PAPERS
2ND WORKSHOP ON THE EVOLUTION OF THE RETAIL TRADE IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Social, economic and political perspectives.
22-23 September 2016, Uppsala, Sweden

Fredrik Sandgren, Uppsala University – Tristan Jacques, Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

From Knowledge to Profit? Scientific Institutions and the Commercialization of Science

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 10, 2016 to October 12, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Economic History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Political History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

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Deadline for abstracts (250-300 words): 28 February 2016

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The relationship of science and technology – often seen as the relation of basic and applied research – is a constant theme in science and technology studies. Especially the commercialization of scientific research has steadily gained attention in the last years. Our workshop will focus on scientific institutions such as universities, independent research institutes and other national and international scientific organizations, and the roles they play in the commercialization of science.

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