Sacred Journeys 5th Global Conference: Pilgrimage and Beyond

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 5, 2018 to July 6, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Ethnic History / Studies

The latest research indicates that more than 400 million people embark annually on traditional pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, and elsewhere, with the numbers steadily increasing. Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient practices of humankind and is associated with a great variety of religious and spiritual traditions, beliefs and sacred geographies. As a global phenomenon, pilgrimage facilitates interaction between and among diverse peoples from countless cultures, occupations, and walks of life.

Beyond Hollywood: Independent, International, and DIY Productions

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies

The Projector is developing a special issue on film and media productions created by and for individuals and constituencies interested in something other than standard Hollywood fare.  

Unwatchable Scenes, Unhappy Spectators: A New Imperative of Representation

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Race Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Unwatchable Scenes, Unhappy Spectators: A New Imperative of Representation
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CFP - Encyclopedia of Racial Violence

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 4, 2017 to December 1, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Humanities, Race Studies

Graduate students, faculty and other practitioners in relevant humanities and social science fields are invited to submit entries for the tentatively titled "Encyclopedia of Racial Violence in America." If interested, please contact Douglas Flowe (racial.violence.encyclopedia@gmail.com) to inquire about the list of essay topics still available before DECEMBER 1, 2017. We will respond to requests as quickly as possible.

Eleventh Biennial MESEA Conference, May 30 – June 2, 2018, University of Graz, Austria - Ethnicity and Kinship: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Family, Community, and Difference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 15, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, American History / Studies, Social Sciences, Race Studies

“Individuals typically learn their assigned place in hierarchies of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, nation, and social class in their families of origin,” argues Patricia Hill Collins in her study of the intersectionality of “race,” nationhood, and gender in racial/ethnic US American families. Hill Collins’s work shifts the focus from long dominant to less restrictive family models and their representation in literature, film, and other cultural and artistic expressions as well as in legal, economic, and social situations.

Call for Contributors for November 2017 Issue on “Organized Labor”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 13, 2017
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

The Activist History Review invites proposals for articles that address the theme of “organized labor” to be featured in the November issue.

From ‘Sort of Muslim’ to ‘Proud to be Alevi’: Young British Alevis and Identity

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
October 27, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Contemporary History, Ethnic History / Studies, History Education, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

The Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations is hosting the event From ‘Sort of Muslim’ to ‘Proud to be Alevi’: Young B

30th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 19, 2017
Location: 
Nevada, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Languages, Psychology, Sociology, Research and Methodology

We invite research projects among a broad spectrum of topics. Employment of traditional ethnographic and qualitative research projects provides the common thread for conference papers.

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