Call for Papers The Gestures of Diplomacy: Gifts, Ceremony, Body Language (1400-1750) , Toulouse, France, 30th May - 1st June 2019.
What images did the Dutch evoke during the long eighteenth century? By examining both the international importance of the Republic as well as the development and dissemination of European stereotypes about the Dutch, such as cleanliness or frugality, this conference aims to overlap and juxtapose a plethora of perspectives on the eighteenth-century Northern Netherlands.
The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program supports junior faculty whose research focuses on contemporary American history, politics, culture, and society, and whose service addresses the need for a more inclusive, responsive academic culture on their campus for peers and students. Eligible applicants must be tenure-track faculty who have passed their third-year review or their institution’s equivalent.
Critical Emotion Studies is a peer-reviewed, transdisciplinary series of monographs and edited volumes dedicated to the critical analysis of emotions, meaning that emotions are theorized as contextual, relational, and shifting.
When the French pharmaceutical company Roussell Uclaff, a subsidiary of the German chemical giant Hoechst AG, was ready to introduce an abortion pill in 1988, American activists flooded the company’s headquarters near Frankfurt with protest letters. In response, the company’s German CEO mandated to stop the project. But the French state – a Hoechst minority shareholder – took the idea across the border, patented it, and embarked on medical trials for the new product in France.
Global War Studies, Brécourt Academic, and the University of Portsmouth, in association with The D-Day Story and the Navy Records Society, are pleased to announce a major international conference marking the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Campaign. Normandy 75 will bring together scholars, students, and the general public to explore this seminal event in detail, and will endeavor to promote an interdisciplinary and international study of the Normandy Campaign by means of drawing upon the latest scholarship from a variety of disciplines.
This month, Bloomsbury has launched a major online module on the Arcadian Library Online platform, Europe and the Ottoman World: Diplomacy and International Relations, which contains documents originating from between 1475 and 1877. This collection contains rare and important diplomatic correspondences, treaties and accounts of ambassadorial missions. Highlights include:
Each month, the MediaCommons Field Guide hosts a different conversation in Media Studies, Digital Humanities, and Culture Studies asking contributors to connect their interests or research to a core conceptual question.