Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research invites submissions of research papers by young authors—students working towards doctoral degrees and those who received PhDs no earlier than five years ago—doing research in social sciences: sociology, anthropology, ethnography, social history, and related disciplines. The contest is open to original papers in either Russian or English, not previously published or currently under consideration at any other journal, which are based on empirical qualitative studies.
Society for Romanian Studies—Call for Nominations
The Society for Romanian Studies is an international interdisciplinary academic
organization dedicated to promoting the professional study, criticism, and research of all
aspects of Romanian culture and civilization, particularly concerning the countries of
Romania and Moldova.
The Nominating Committee of the Society seeks nominations for the following officer and
Executive Board positions. SRS membership will elect one individual for each position,
Call for Entries
The Second Ethnographic Film and Media Program of the Middle East and Central Eurasia of EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists), The Department of Sociology, University of Nantes, Nantes, France, November 2015
We are pleased to announce the second Ethnographic Film and Media Program of the Middle East and Central Eurasia, which will be held annually in conjunction with the Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia Network of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA).
Although regularly understood to be the forced dispersal of individuals (often African-descended), in recent years the term ‘Diaspora’ has expanded to include not only the movement and dislocation of bodies, but also objects and ideas. Resulting from this increased scholarly attention is a range of new applications that broaden the concept’s geographic, topical, and institutional boundaries. These new uses range from the site-specific (e.g. ‘South Asian diaspora’) to the thematic (e.g.
Scholars, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers, whose research is anyhow related to the Armenian dimension of the Cold War are invited to take part in this conference and present their findings to an academically oriented audience of this conference. Research papers on any aspect of Armenian involvement in Cold War from the Soviet Armenia, Armenian Diaspora or beyond is welcome. The language of the conference is English, but selected papers will also be accepted in Armenian, Russian or other European and Asian languages.
Ethnography and Artistic Research
12 November 2015
Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels
Org. Brussels Arts Platform
Call for Participation
Deadline 20 September 2015
The Scandinavian and German-speaking countries have had a rich literary relationship for centuries, including today. Certainly geographic proximity, linguistics affinities and cultural similarities are core components of this relationship, yet there are also doubtless many other impulses for German-speaking and Scandinavian writers to engage with each other and their works.
This panel welcomes papers that examine the treatment of race and racial relations in comic books, whether in superhero narratives, graphic memoirs, web comics, or other forms of sequential art both inside and outside the United States. How are comics used to document and represent racialized identities? How have the medium and its surrounding fan communities adapted earlier content to speak to current topics?
Your Ancestors in Context: A Summer Public History Workshop. The Stevenson University Public History Program is pleased to invite community members to a weeklong workshop focused on developing stories about the lives of their family members.
CFP—The Sixties—October 1 Deadline
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 2016
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2015
The Sixties Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of popular culture from this era. Topics of interest might include, but are not limited to: