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.
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.
6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDIA AND POPULAR CULTURE
Organised in partnership with Intellect
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.
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.
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
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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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
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.