(CFP) Sport, Olympic Games and Media (Lisbon, March 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 20, 2017
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Popular Culture Studies, Sport History & Studies, Journalism and Media Studies

Organisation: Institute of Contemporary History of the NOVA University of Lisbon
Location: Lisbon
Dates: 22 and 23 March 2018
Deadline for proposals: 20 December 2017

 

The research group “Economy, Society, Innovation and Heritage” at the Institute of Contemporary History of NOVA University of Lisbon is going to organize an international conference on the relationship between Sport, Olympic Games and Media.

Positive in Prison: HIV stories from a Dublin Jail

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Location: 
Ireland {Republic}
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Oral History, Contemporary History

Positive in Prison is a documentary podcast, which uses original oral history interviews to tell the story of the HIV/AIDS separation unit in Mountjoy prison. It explores how the separation unit came to be, what it was like, and why it lasted for so long.

To mark World AIDS Day, join us in Dublin on 1 December at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland for an opportunity to hear the podcast, and for a drinks reception and roundtable discussion.

1948 Unbound – Unleashing the technical present

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 30, 2017 to December 2, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Contemporary History, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Urban Design and Planning

1948 Unbound – Unleashing the technical present
Experimental conference

The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History Will Host A Webinar To Assist Applicants in Applying for Federal Jobs

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
December 7, 2017 to December 8, 2017
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Intellectual History, Contemporary History

Attendees may join the webinar on either December 7th at 2PM EST OR December 8th at 5PM EST.  The webinar is scheduled for 90 minutes.

The National Museum of American History will be advertising several curatorial positions this coming year and the webinar is designed to teach applicants how to successfully complete a federal job application.

Call For Papers: The Conference on Illinois History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2018
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.

Extended Deadline - Call for Articles - Close Encounters in War Journal

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
November 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Anthropology, Human Rights, Military History, World History / Studies

Close Encounters in War Journal – n. 0

Call for articles

Special Issue: “Close encounters in irregular and asymmetric warfare”

CFP: Transnational War Volunteering: From Garibaldi to the Cold War

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, European History / Studies, Military History, Contemporary History, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

In the second half of the nineteenth century and in the early twentieth century supporters of Giuseppe Garibaldi volunteered their services and took part in the Polish uprising of 1863, the Cretan revolt of 1866-1867, the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871, the Herzegovina uprising of 1875, the Greco-Turkish War of 1896 and the First Balkan War of 1912-1913.

Contemporary Asia- New Mobilities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 13, 2017
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Contemporary History, Economic History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Social Sciences

Seeking scholars interested in joining a panel at the  AAS in Asia conference, scheduled to be held at New Delhi, India from July 5-8, 2018. The theme of the Conference is Asia in Motion- Geography and Genealogies.    

We are propoing a Panel titled Contemporary Asia- New Mobilities  which will showcase new trends of inter-Asian connections. There are already papers on new occupations which enable mobility; and new markets for hitherto untravelled Indian traders in Cihna to source goods. We are looking for any one interested in joining the Panel.    

HIV stories from a Dublin jail

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 22, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Oral History, Public Health, Sexuality Studies

22 November 2017, 6.30pm, John Snow Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT

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