We are excited to announce the Inaugural Conference for the West London Network for Graduates in History, which will be held at the University of Roehampton on Tuesday 7 May 2019. This event will bring together History Graduates from across London and beyond to discuss ‘Turning Points’ throughout history. In the current political climate we are facing dramatic changes, making this a particularly apt time to consider historical 'Turning Points', large and small.
The Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (FEEGI) invites paper proposals for its thirteenth biennial conference to be held February 14-15, 2020 at Saint Louis University.
Call for Papers: Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques (HRRH)
Editor: Elizabeth C. Macknight, University of Aberdeen
Co-Editor: W. Brian Newsome, Elizabethtown College
The Program in Global History of Empires announces the call for applications for admission in 2019. The program is implemented by the University of Turin (Italy) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia). The program is for three years, enrolled students pursue their dissertation research in the international environment and enjoy international academic supervision.
CFP: Workshop – Performing Gifts. Rituals, Symbolic Communication and Gift-Giving in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
School of Humanities, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia
August 23–24, 2019
Organiser: PhD Gustavs Strenga, post-doc researcher, School of Humanities, Tallinn University
Gift-giving as one of the fundamental cultural mechanisms of human societies has been in focus of the researchers of pre-modern Europe for several decades. This field of research has developed and surpassed Maussean discussions of reciprocal exchange, yet there are numerous aspects of the gift-giving that have remained undiscovered or not sufficiently discussed.
English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty
Join us for the Geist Institute's 5th Old German Script Course, hosted this year by the Moravian Church Archives in Winston-Salem, NC. 30 hours of small group instruction. This is an intensive, practical course in deciphering OG Script, designed for researchers who have a strong reading knowledge of German. Participants are invited to submit images of manuscripts needed for their personal research, to be used as class exercises. Instructor Julie Tomberlin, PhD in German has 30 years experience transcribing Old German Script documents.
Summer School in Economic and Social History
University of Évora, 26-29 June 2019