Historical Studies: Critical History Today

Type: 
Event
Date: 
October 8, 2018 to April 8, 2019
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, History Education, Intellectual History, Social History / Studies

The Department of Historical Studies at the New School in New York City is proud to announce our new public lecture series: CRITICAL HISTORY TODAY, launching on October 8, 2018.

CfP: The 7th Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 23 – 24 November 2018, Nice, France

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 15, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Intellectual History, Political History / Studies, Philosophy

CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for Chapters: Modern Middle East and North Africa/Intersections of faith, politics and violence

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 17, 2018 to September 30, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Intellectual History, Middle East History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Political Science

If you are interested in contributing a chapter please contact Julie Tatlock at tatlockj@mtmary.edu

Abstracts will be due by the end of September, but the final Chapter deadline is July 2019. 

The text is intended for undergraduates and the general reader. All chapters must explore the intersections of faith, politics, and violence in the histories of the Middle East and North Africa. A publisher has shown interest in this text, but the final proposal is in process. 

Desired topics include:

Era of WWII and Cold War

The Global Archive of Comparison

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 26, 2019 to September 28, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Intellectual History, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, World History / Studies

The Oakley Center, which has its home at Williams College, invites paper proposals for a conference and subsequent edited volume on the history of cross-cultural comparison in the premodern world. The conference will be held at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts (26–28 September 2019) and is organized by Alexander Bevilacqua.

Anthony Grafton (Princeton) will deliver the keynote lecture.

Special Issue: The African University [Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies] ONLINE NOW!

Type: 
Journal
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Intellectual History
 
 
Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies is pleased to announce the online publication of its latest issue (40:2)  "Special Edition: The African University." The call for papers for this special issue of Ufahamu, “The African University,” was announced in the summer of 2016. The call for papers was open-ended, listing a variety of topics that would be considered relevant and associated to the title.

CFP: "The Politics of Classifying Linguistic Varieties" (Conference: July 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2019
Location: 
New Zealand
Subject Fields: 
Languages, Linguistics, Nationalism History / Studies, Intellectual History

With growing scholarly interest in the process of categorization, it is timely to situate linguistic categorization within the broader history of ideas.  This conference invites case studies in the politics of linguistic classification that place linguistic debates within the broader context of political struggles.  Selective reading of linguistic evidence can justify fanciful theories: what theories have caught the fancy of scholars?  Since the politics of linguistic categorization has many dimensions, its study can be pursued on several levels.

Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2018 to September 20, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Intellectual History, Literature, Cultural History / Studies

Georgetown University
Washington, DC
March 7th-10th, 2019
Panel Title: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Please send paper/presentation proposals of 3000 or fewer characters to the ACLA seminar website to on or before Thursday, September 20th at 9 AM: https://www.acla.org/neoliberalism-between-utopia-and-dystopia

Call for Papers: The 49th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches (March 2-4, 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 2, 2019 to March 4, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Intellectual History, Jewish History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

 

A Global History of Free Ports: The Development of European Political Economy in the Atlantic and Asia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 6, 2019 to June 7, 2019
Location: 
Finland
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, French History / Studies, Intellectual History, Asian History / Studies

The history of free ports research network is organising a number of conferences in the next years, in order to work towards a standard publication and interactive research platform for the history of free ports from the 16th to the early 20th century.

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