The International Committee for the History of Technology will hold its 45th symposium and 50th anniversary celebration at the Jean Monnet University in the city of Saint-Étienne, France. The general theme of the symposium is “Technological Drive from Past to Future? 50 years of ICOHTEC.” Our intention is to inquire into long-term trends in interactions between technology and society, as well as how technologies have influenced utopian and dystopian views of the future.
This workshop will adopt an international comparative approach to study the effects of the Great War on institutionalized Christian religion (eg. Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox churches) in the immediate aftermath of the war. How did churches perceive the war and the immediate post-war period? What was the impact on Christian theology and culture?
The University of Tennessee at Martin will host the 2018 Ohio Valley History Conference at the Boling University Center in Martin, TN on October 18-20, 2018
Clio in real socialisms. The Historian’s Craft, Historiography, and the
Public Use of History in the East European Communist Regimes
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.
CfP: Workers beyond Socialist Glorification and Post-Socialist Disavowal: New Perspectives on Eastern European Labour History (Vienna, 24-27 May 2018)
2nd Call for papers (deadline extended to 01.02.2018)
CfP: Workers beyond Socialist Glorification and Post-Socialist Disavowal: New Perspectives on Eastern European Labour History
University of Vienna, 24-27 May 2018
Call for Papers!
‘We stand on the last promontory of the centuries!… Why should we look back, when what we want is to break down the mysterious doors of the Impossible? Time and Space died yesterday. We already live in the absolute, because we have created eternal, omnipresent speed.’ So demanded Filippo Tommaso Marinetti in The Futurist Manifesto the destruction of the decaying old world and the embracing of a radical, new, industrial future cleansed through violence.