The middle clergy in East-Central and South-Eastern Europe, 19th – early 20th centuries

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
June 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Social History / Studies, German History / Studies

The clergy played a central part in many East-Central and South-Eastern European societies from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, in more fields than simply that of spiritual shepherding. Their broad spatial dissemination, their contacts with, in theory, all layers of society, their ties to various political environments made them apt intermediaries between the state and communities or individuals.

$2,500 Grant offered by IIJG - deadline extended - 30 April 2018

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies

$2,500 “IGNITION GRANT” FOR JEWISH GENEALOGY RESEARCH

The International Institute for Jewish Genealogy is pleased to announce a $2,500 “Ignition Grant” in the name of Harvey Krueger ל''ז to encourage academic research in the field of Jewish Genealogy. 

Applications for the grant should be submitted by 30 April 2018. 

Innovation through Migration: New Senior Fellowships at GHI West, UC Berkeley

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
May 15, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Demographic History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Social History / Studies

The German Historical Institute Washington DC is proud to announce a new fellowship program at its Pacific Regional Office in Berkeley, GHI West. The fellowship program offers up to three senior scholars per year the chance to come to Berkeley to help shape the emerging Center for the History of Migration and Knowledge which is being established at GHI West. Stays may range from four to twelve weeks. The first fellowship will start October 2018 or later.

Publication Call - Interdisciplainry thinking on Regional, Urban and Spatial Planning for and by Communities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 5, 2018
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Geography, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies, Public Policy

As part of a series of journal special issues and related book series Kent State University and AMPS (Architecture, Media, Politics, Society) welcomes papers for publication through the confernce "Alternatives to the Present", held in Cleveland Ohio, November 1st-2nd 2018.

Papers are welcome from various discipines around the themes of urban development, community, demographic studies, public policy, historical migration, and more.

ABSTRACTS: JUNE 5th   (Round One)

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Previous Publications:

Housing Solutions Through Design. Libri Publishing

The Family: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 6, 2018
Location: 
Hungary
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Demographic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences

The Family: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
6th to 7th October 2018
Budapest, Hungary

The family is the oldest and most enduring human institution. We have no choice over the family we are born into, and many of us go on to create and shape a family of our own which may mimic our family of origin or differ from it in startling and substantive ways. Because of the ubiquity of the family in all societies, the lack of one is considered so significant that attempts are made in many societies through law, culture and social policy to provide some form of substitute.

Call for papers - Special Edition of Journal of Sociology 2019: Inequalities in the ‘Gig Economy’ era: gender and generational challenges

Type: 
Call for Publications
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for papers: Special edition of the Journal of Sociology 2019: Inequalities in the ‘Gig Economy’ era: gender and generational challenges

Multinational Migrations: Onward Migration Patterns and Possibilities in Asia and Beyond

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 28, 2018
Location: 
Singapore
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Geography, Humanities, Southeast Asian History / Studies

This workshop is jointly organised by Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and Yale-NUS College, Singapore.

Nigeria's Resource Wars

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 26, 2018 to March 15, 2018
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Communication, Demographic History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Human Rights

Resource-related conflicts have raged in Nigeria for decades. Notable ones include the Niger Delta crises, the Boko Haram insurgency, agitations for an Independent Republic of Biafra, breakaway calls from other sections of the country, and Fulani Herdsmen troubles. Thousands of lives have been lost in these conflicts in the last two decades, vast territories devastated and depopulated, infrastructures destroyed, and millions of Nigerians displaced.

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