The Gerald R Ford Scholar award in honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award of $5,000 Given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th century. Of special intrest is the role and analysis of public opinion in that process. The recepiant determines use of the award money including, but not limited to: travel, reproduction fees, administrative costs, and other research and writing expenses. The Application deadline is March 31, 2018.
Renewable energy is one of the world strongest growing industries; more than 100 countries have developing sustainable energy policies. Renewable energy resources are projected to be one of the major economic engines of the coming decades. Denmark, for example, aims for 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. The renewable energy laws are still developing.
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament
Speaker:Jake Adelstein, Journalist and writer
Moderator: Kyle Cleveland, Associate Director of ICAS
Admission: Free. Open to the public.
* RSVP is not required, but encouraged.
13th March 2018
Title of the event
„Poland - India. New chances of business cooperation”
Blockchain technology offers many new opportunities for social and informational organisation. While most people equate the blockchain with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the technology also has far broader applications in the financial sector, as well as land registration, voting, prediction markets, identity verification, smart contracts and any number of other domains where decentralized and transparent processes add value.
The International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) organizes its 2nd Summer School in conjunction of its annual symposium in Saint-Étienne, France, from 16 to 17 July 2018. It deals with the significance of technology for the development of society and other theoretical approaches to interaction between technology and other human activities. The summer school is intended for Ph.D. candidates and other young career researchers. It consists of English-language lectures, participants’ presentations and discussion sessions.
While we know that World War I killed millions, analysis of its demographic effects on the surviving population has been relatively limited since studies by Louis Henry on France and Jay Winter on Britain in the 1960s and 1970s. The centenary of the Armistice will occur during this year's meeting of the Social Science History Association making it an especially appropriate time to consider the demographic impacts of the Great War.
Call for Papers - Jahrbuch für Historische Kommunismusforschung 2020/Yearbook for Historical Research of Communism 2020
It's the Economy, stupid! Or: Does learning from China mean learning to win? How did the Communist states respond to economic and social challenges from the 1970s onward?
“It's the economy, stupid!” In retrospect, the slogan of Bill Clinton's U.S. presidential campaign in 1992 seems to apply equally well to the continuity or demise of the Communist regimes of the 20th century.
Library Company of Philadelphia
2018-19 Short-term, Dissertation, and Post-Doctoral Fellowships.
Deadline for Applications, March 1, 2018.
The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below.