CALL FOR PAPERS for the SPECIAL ISSUE of
Drugs and spices have long been at the center of global trade, but the concept of “drug” in its modern, Western sense is particularly derived from interactions with cultural “others.” Thinkers such as Jacques Derrida have written on the ancient Pharmakon and its relationship to signification and sacrifice.
Georg Fischer (Aarhus/Denmark) and Frederik Schulze (Münster/Germany) seek papers for a panel on prospection and inventarization of natural resources for the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History (Convergences: The Global South and the Global North in the Era of Great Acceleration). The congress will be held from July 22-26, 2019 at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil.
The Faculty of Law & Institute of Gender & Development Studies (IGDS) UWI, St. Augustine Campus in collaboration with The University of Houston's Graduate Certificate in Global Energy, Development, and Sustainability (GEDS) & The UH Law Center's Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Center
Proposal for the Oral / Poster Presentations , case studies, research initiatives, networking projects etc are invited for the session E2 - “Policies and Strategies for Ocean and Marine Governance: North-South participation for Economic and Social development of Coastal Regions”, for
The Congress is organized by Prof. Dr. Susanne Schröter, Director of the Frankfurt Research Centre on Global Islam (FFGI) at the Cluster of Excellence “Normative Orders”. Papers and panels are invited from all disciplines in social sciences and humanities which are related to the MENA region or its relations to other parts of the world.
CFP: Southern Studies Conference, Auburn University at Montgomery, AL,
February 1-2, 2019
Now in its eleventh year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference, hosted by Auburn University
at Montgomery, explores themes related to the American South across a wide array of disciplines
and methodologies. Registrants to the two-day conference enjoy a variety of peer-reviewed
panels, two distinguished keynote speakers and a visiting artist, who gives a talk and mounts a