The Society for Italian Historical Studies, in affiliation with the American Historical Association, offers a prize of $400 for the Ezio Cappadocia Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript on the history of Italy of dissertation length. Since the object of the award is to encourage fresh interest in Italian history, the prize is offered for the first or second study in the field by a scholar who has received the Ph.D. since January 1 of the previous year. Competitors must be current members of the SIHS.
PHD FELLOWSHIPS IN DIGITAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES EURONEWS PROJECT BEGINNING FALL 2019
PhD fellowships beginning in September 2019 for up to four years available in Digital Arts and Humanities at University College Cork in Ireland, in connection with the EURONEWS research project.
European cities and cultural identity 2020
While Paris suffers from the fire at the Cathédrale Notre-Dame and Venice comes to terms with the threat from tourism and sea-level change, Barcelona and Madrid distance themselves on political and cultural grounds. A Europe economic and political power-house, Berlin attempts to orchestrate issues like Brexit while growing as a cultural icon in its own right.
During these last decades, the debate about mafia phenomenon is under discussion, and it has had a huge vitality. Since the second half of nineteenth century, historians as Salvatore Lupo, Rosario Mangiameli and Paolo Pezzino have played a major role and introduced significant innovations in historical field. Indeed, thanks to the deconstruction of the cultural paradigm, they inserted mafia among modernity’s pathologies, in order to promote innovative interpretations and points of view about the phenomenon.
The Medici Archive Project will host three Summer Seminars in June and July 2019:
“Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”
EXTENDED DEADLINE CfP The Taste of War: Values and Meanings of Food in WWII Italy and France
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory, Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of London
CFP deadline (extended): 26 April 2019
Conference: 5 July 2019
Keynote speaker: Kay Chadwick (Liverpool)