Fleeing the Nazis: Austrian Jewish Refugees to the United States

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
June 18, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, American History / Studies, German History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies

The Jewish population of Austria in 1938 totaled some 192,000, which represented almost four percent of the population. The majority lived in the capital city of Vienna and comprised about nine percent of its residents. After Germany annexed Austria in March 1938, finding safety abroad was no easy task, and the United States was no exception.

CFP: European History Section of the Southern Historical Association

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 10, 2019 to August 15, 2019
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

The European History Section of the Southern Historical Association invites proposals for individual papers and complete panels for presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association in Memphis, Tennessee, November 19–22, 2020. Papers on any aspect and any period of European history or European history in global context are welcome.

Theatre, Media and National Integration in a Globalised World

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 27, 2019 to August 31, 2019
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, World History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies

While media digitisation and globalisation have brought about intensive and extensive discordant impacts on national and global geographies and cultures through increased fluidities, imagined sameness and abridged distances between peoples and nations of the world, there are also alternate threats to local/national cultures and configurations as evident in increased local/national fundamentalism, regionalism, and migrations, etc.

The Holocaust and Kindertransport Study Day

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 19, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Oral History

To help mark the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport, the Parkes Institute at the University of Southampton will be hosting a one-day event on Sunday 19 May 2019 consisting of a series of talks, and a chance to view an exhibition on the Kindertransport. These brief talks will be by experts from within the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations and other universities in the south of England. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: "AFRICAN/DIASPORA MIGRATIONS, DISPLACEMENTS AND MOVEMENTS: HISTORIES, POLITICS AND POETICS" (OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 1, 2019, HOWARD UNIVERSITY)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 30, 2019 to November 1, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

As for the organization of the first two international and inter/multidisciplinary conferences, the third international and inter/multidisciplinary conference, “African/Diaspora Migrations, Displacements and Movements: Histories, Politics, and Poetics” (October 30 – November 1, 2019, Howard University), echoes both the U.N.’s Proclaimed Year (2011) and Decade for People of

OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 9(2)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2019 to May 15, 2019
Location: 
Korea South
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Human Rights, Humanities, Political Science, Social Sciences

 

We are currently accepting manuscripts for OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society Vol.9 No.2 that will be published on July 31, 2019. To be considered for the upcoming issue,OMNES 9(2), please submit your manuscript by May 15, 2019. Submissions are open all year round.

 

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CFP - Reading Shaun Tan in Hong Kong: Literature, Pedagogy, and Community

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2019
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

CFP

Reading Shaun Tan in Hong Kong:

Literature, Pedagogy, and Community

 

6-7 DECEMBER 2019 / Education University of Hong Kong

Abstracts due 15 June 2019

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Candida Rifkind, Associate Professor of alternative comics, graphic narratives, and Canadian literature at the University of Winnipeg

Amy Stolls, Director of Literature at the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

CfP (Forced) Migration and large-scale settlement in modern European history. State-building, ethnic conflict and the economy in the 19th and 20th Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2019
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies

CfP (Forced) Migration and large-scale settlement in modern European history. State-building, ethnic conflict and the economy in the 19th and 20th Century

 

AHILA Paris 2020 - Unitl Sept. 3, 2019 - Call For papers Symposium 1 (Lucci-Álvarez Gila) Oblique visions on imaginary in movement. Humour, satire and irony in the identity representations of migrations in Latin America. XIX-XXI centuries.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 5, 2019 to September 3, 2019
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Contemporary History, American History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

AHILA 2020 - Until Sept 3, 2019: Call For papers Symposium 1 (Lucci-Álvarez Gila) Oblique visions on imaginary in movement. Humour, satire and irony in the identity representations of migrations in Latin America. XIX-XXI centuries.

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