The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize for books on the history of technology (formerly ICOHTEC Prize for Young Scholars) is sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize-winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Saint-Étienne, France, 17-21 July 2018 (http://www.icohtec.org/annual-meeting-2018.html). An additional 500 Euro is available to the winner in support of travelling to the conference to receive the prize.
The International Committee for the History of Technology, ICOHTEC, welcomes submissions for the Maurice Daumas Prize, which aims to encourage innovative scholarship in the history of technology. ICOHTEC is interested in the history of technological development as well as its relationship to science, society, economy, culture and the environment. There is no limitation as to theoretical or methodological approaches.
We invite submissions for an interdisciplinary panel (or panels) that will explore the entangled histories of animals---human and nonhuman---in the German-speaking lands. Over the last two decades, scholars have moved towards a more inclusive approach to history that incorporates all “animals in their historical significance. (Gesine Krüger, Aline Steinbrecher, und Clemens Wischermann, eds., Tiere und Geschichte: Konturen einer Animate History, 2014, p.
Culture, Transport, Global Warming
Editor: Dr. Tatiana Prorokova
The Oberlin College Archives established the Frederick B. Artz Summer Research Grants Program in 1990. This research program, which is made possible by a grant from the Oberlin Historical and Improvement Organization, is intended to encourage and facilitate the publication of scholarly, humanistic studies based on archival and special collections sources at Oberlin College, with special emphasis on the history of the institution, Oberlin Community and liberal arts education.
CFP: Landscape Justice in the Arctic
RGS-IBG Annual Conference, Cardiff, 28th August – 31st August 2018
Convenors: Corine Wood-Donnelly and Hele Kiimann (Uppsala University)
This session will focus on the theme of justice and the future of the Arctic. Its purpose is to identify the gap between current realities and future challenges, using principles of justice to develop integrative and actionable adaptation strategies for the geographies of the Arctic and sub-Arctic region.
Although the emerging post Cold War globalization process seemed to undermine the legitimacy of national categories, nationalisms and national identities are far from being surpassed. This is part of a broader public concern regarding the interactions between national identities, cultures, and transnational relations in a new global order. Similarly, History of Science, STS, and Policy Studies have expanded new questions about the means and mechanisms that produce, transfer, and transform expert knowledge within communities and political systems at different scales.
Call for Papers-The Environmental History of the Pacific World
An international workshop to be held at the Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
24-26 May 2018
The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig Maximilians Univer-sity, Munich
Department of History and The Center for Oceania Studies, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou
The Center for Ecological History, Renmin University of China, Beijing
NASOH 2018 Call for Papers
From Rivers to Oceans:
Inland Maritime History and the Nexus of Fresh and Salt Water
St. Charles, Missouri, May 20-23, 2018