CfP: Not just Chernobyl. Ecological Dimensions of the History of Communism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2016
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Human Rights

 

Not just Chernobyl. Ecological Dimensions of the History of Communism

Call for Papers

 

Deadline for the submission of abstracts:

15 February 2016

Place and time of conference

Poznań, Poland, 21-22 April 2016

 

Keywords: environmental history, ecology, communist regimes, environmental disasters, green movements, famine

Fields: history, sociology, environmental studies, anthropology, cultural studies

 

CFP- 7th ESHS Prague 22-24 September 2016 - session "Power and Display: Museums, Science and Politics in Southern Europe (1918-1939)"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, European History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

7th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science (Prague: 22-24 September 2016)
"Science and power, Science as power"

"Power and Display: Museums, Science and Politics in Southern Europe (1918-1939)"
Session organized by Elena Canadelli & Jaume Sastre-Juan

Symposium for History Undergraduate Research (SHUR)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2016
Location: 
Mississippi, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Military History, History Education

The History Department at Mississippi State University invites undergraduate scholars to submit papers for the eighth annual Symposium for History Undergraduate Research (SHUR), which will be held on our Starkville campus on April 29-30, 2016. The theme of the symposium is “Everything Old Is New Again: Creative Approaches to Familiar Subjects in History”

Call for paper: Smart Cities for Sustainable Development

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 10, 2015
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Library and Information Science, Rural History / Studies, Social Sciences

First Young Researchers Workshop  on   “Smart Cities for Sustainable Development” on 22 January 2016

Increasing population and density have been generating many issues in cities across countries. The proper managerial planning is required to ensure well directed growth. Not only perfect infrastructure is warranted, but a good planning for the growth is important. Billions of people have been migrating towards cities in many countries which leads to the growth of urban population. World bank predicts voluminous rise in 2050 with is expected to be 75%.

 

Petrocultures 2016: The Offshore

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 16, 2015 to January 16, 2016
Location: 
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Social Sciences, Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Labor History / Studies

PETROCULTURES 2016: The Offshore

Memorial University (St. John’s, NL), 31 August to 03 September 2016

The third Petrocultures conference will provide a forum for discussion of the social, cultural and political dimensions of oil and energy with a particular focus on the offshore. 

Topics this conference will explore include, but are by no means limited to:

3rd Energy & Society Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 10, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Environmental History / Studies, Public Policy, Social Sciences, Sociology

The Energy & Society Conferences have been aiming at inspiring and providing networking opportunities for researchers interested in energy and society issues. After Lisbon (Portugal) and Krakow (Poland), the third conference of the Energy & Society Network will take place in Leipzig (Germany), from 12th-14th September 2016

Conference (South Asia, SE Asia, Japan, Europe, US), "Disaster, Environment and Property: Historical Perspectives, 19th and 20th Centuries," Paris, Dec. 2-3

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 2, 2015 to December 3, 2015
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Rural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Environmental History / Studies

CfP | Material Lives : Resisting Infrastructures and Infrastructures of Resistance | AAG, April 2016 | San Francisco

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 14, 2015
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Area Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Social Sciences
 
From America to Asia, infrastructural unrest is thriving as grassroots movements resist the privatisation of water, electricity, health, education and food systems; mobilise to stop the construction of prisons, walls and military bases; confront the laying of oil and gas pipes; challenge the expansion of highways, damns and airports; occupy banks, government buildings and squares; b

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