"Hoover Dam and the Shaping of the American West," an NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty, will be held in Boulder City and Las Vegas, Nevada, July 8-20. Over the course of the program we will explore three broad thematic areas that encompass the overarching implications of Hoover Dam’s construction: technology, environment, and human communities. Each of the days will focus on these themes through a purposeful triangulation of topics, people, and physical sites. Scholars from around the U.S.
RIEDERALP, SWITZERLAND, MARCH 20-24, 2018
I seek participants for a panel on modern transportation for the Urban History Association's Ninth Biennial Conference to be held October 18-21, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. Papers on roads, subways, or any other publically funded infrastructure in the post-railroad age would be most applicable, but I can be flexible with this. One of the goals I have for this panel is to use transportation and infrastructure as a framework for challenging or reorienting the traditional paradigm of the urban-rural divide.
The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University is pleased to announce multiple awards for 2018 that are available for research and public programs related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. Please see the descriptions below.
Follow the link to https://reddcenter.byu.edu/Pages/Apply-for-an-Award.aspx for application instructions. Applications for 2018 are due by 11:59 p.m. MST on March 15, and awardees will be notified by May 1.
Call for Papers
Workshop: Sites of Remembering: Landscapes—Lessons—Policies
Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, 27-28 April 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.
CALL FOR PAPERS – ABSTRACT DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2018
MAKING MEMORY: REMEMBERING AND COMMEMORATING THE PAST
The Honors College at the University of Houston, in collaboration with UH Energy and the American Councils/U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Alumni Development Fund, invites paper abstracts for a one-day interdisciplinary conference, Energy and Power in Russia and Eurasia. From the oil boom in Baku more than a century ago, to the pipelines crisscrossing Russia and Eurasia today, energy and global politics have long gone hand in hand.
Call for Papers - Placing Gender
Date: 10-12 December 2018
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Conveners: Katie Holmes (La Trobe University), Ruth Morgan (Monash University / RCC)