We invite contributions for a collection of articles exploring the intersections of heritage, space and well-being. The planned volume seeks to investigate how traces of history impact on space and the ways in which the ensuing interrelations facilitate or curtail well-being. Thus, for instance, ‘traces’ of history affect the extent to which different (ethic, gendered, classed, etc.) bodies can extend into space (Ahmed 2006), and this has significant influence on their well-being.
The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), celebrating its 60th anniversary, invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture: “Huracanes y bosques en Puerto Rico y las Antillas Mayores: ¿Qué nos dice un siglo de investigaciones ecológicas?,” by Dr. Tania del Mar López Marrero, Interdisciplinary Center of Littoral Studies, UPR-Mayagüez. Dr.
New Spaces of Resistance in Latin America: Beyond the Pink Tide
University of Cambridge
19 April 2018 - 20 April 2018
Registration for this conference is now open. Registration closes on Sunday, 15 April.
Call for Papers: Special Forum “American Territorialities”
When & Where: 9–10 October 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania
Organization: German Historical Institute Warsaw
Partners: Institute of Lithuanian History, Vienna, Institute of East European History,
University of Vienna, Laboratory of Critical Urbanism Vilnius
Migration Policy Centre
European University Institute
Florence, Italy 11-13 July 2018
An International Roundtable Symposium hosted by the EMERSA project (funded by the DFG´s SPP 1889 Regional Sea Level Change and Society initiative)
The symposium aims to bring together researchers from the social sciences, the humanities and area studies, together with practitioners and policymakers that work across a diverse range of themes related to the lived and experiential aspects of (relative) sea level change in urban Southeast Asia.