PODCAST: David Smith: the Baltic States' Minorities between History and Politics

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 29, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Borderlands, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

In this episode, Professor David Smith at the University of Glasgow discusses the minority aspect in the history and politics of the Baltic States. David suggests that the ‘commonality of fate’, rather than ethnic and demographic character, has made this region seem so culturally uniform in the popular imagination.

Reimagining Sephardic Studies: Provocations from Outside the Fold

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 2, 2022 to May 9, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

UCLA and Columbia University will be hosting on May 2, 3, and 9th, 2022 a virtual symposium - "Reimagining Sephardic Studies: Provocation from Outside the Fold" - that features graduate students, artists, journalists, and scholars who are working at the intersection of interdisciplines, including Jewish Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Postcolonial Studies. The conference features a keynote address from Dr. Joseph Sassoon, Professor and Director, Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University. 

PODCAST: Marcos Silber, Nationalism and Autonomy – Jewish Experiences in East-Central Europe

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 22, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies

In this episode, Marcos Silber, Professor of Jewish History and chair of the Gotteiner Institute for the History of the Bund and der Jewish Labor Movement at the University of Haifa talks to Jan Rybak, Early Career Fellow at the Birkbeck Institute for the Study of Antisemitism about the Jewish experience in early-20th

CFP: Industrious Nations: Reconsidering Nationality and Economy in the Soviet Union

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 22, 2022
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

Workshop in Princeton, New Jersey
October 28-29, 2022

Co-sponsored by Princeton University’s Department of History and Columbia University’s Harriman Institute

PODCAST: Ulf Brunnbauer, Ethnic and Religious Minorities in the Balkans

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 8, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, European History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies

In this episode, Ulf Brunnbauer, Professor of History at the University of Regensburg and director of the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, discusses the categories of perception, as well as strategies for the inclusion and exclusion of interwar Bulgaria, Greece and Yugoslavia's Muslim minorities.

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2022
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies, Slavery

The AAHGS annual conference will be held virtually on October 12-15, 2022.

Our concurrent sessions are the educational backbone of each year's Annual Conference and vary from 60 to 90 minutes depending on the session type. AAHGS encourages proposals that advance a better understanding of African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity. Our Conference tracks under consideration include the following:

Brexit One Year On: Tina Patel on the Role of "Race" in Motivations to Leave: A Pre- and Post-Brexit Consideration, Thursday, March 31, noon, CDT

Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 31, 2022
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, Business History / Studies, Contemporary History, Ethnic History / Studies

Please join British, Irish and Empire Studies at the University of Texas at Austin at noon next Thursday, March 31, for our next Brexit One Year On VIRTUAL session, "The Role of 'Race' in Motivations to Leave: A Pre- and Post-Brexit Consideration." Criminologist Tina Patel explores the ways in
which considerations of race, whether overtly or covertly, played into the Brexit campaign and the 2016 vote to leave the EU. UT-Austin's Richard J.
Reddick will chair.

A Zoom meeting:

Mar 31, 2022 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada), 6 p.m. GMT

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